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=== Web Hosting ===
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Funtoo supports multiple [[web-server-stack | web server stack]] arrangements to get any content you want published in any way you want with high performance web hosting direct from the distribution.
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  <div class="col-xs-1">[https://plus.google.com/+funtoo/posts <i class="fa fa-google-plus"></i>]</div>
 
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  <div class="col-lg-1">[[Funtoo_RSS_and_Atom_Feeds | <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i>]]</div>
 
 
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== Why [http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=funtoo Funtoo]? ==
 
== Why [http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=funtoo Funtoo]? ==
Funtoo is a Linux-based operating system that is an advanced variant of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_Linux Gentoo Linux], led by [[User:Drobbins|Daniel Robbins]] (the creator and former Chief Architect of Gentoo) who serves as benevolent dictator for life (BDFL) of the project. ''Funtoo Linux is optimized for the best possible performance on [[Subarches|your computing hardware]].  
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Funtoo is a Linux-based operating system that is an advanced variant of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_Linux Gentoo], led by BDFL [[User:Drobbins|Daniel Robbins]] (the creator and former Chief Architect of Gentoo). ''Funtoo is optimized for the best possible performance on [[Subarches|your computing hardware]].  
=== Distinctives ===
 
  
Funtoo Linux is a meta-distribution, which means it is built fully automatically with the functionality and optimizations that ''you'' want, not what some distro maintainer thought was best for you. Packages are installed directly from source code, thanks to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portage_(software) Portage ports system], inspired by the FreeBSD ports system, written in Python and with full advanced package management functionality.  Funtoo uses [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_(software) Git] for development, and ports tree delivery.
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Funtoo is a meta-distribution, which means it's built automatically with the functionality, and optimizations that ''you'' want, hold the cruft. Packages are installed directly from source code, thanks to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portage_(software) Portage ports system], inspired by the FreeBSD ports system, written in Python, and with full advanced package management functionality.  Funtoo uses [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_(software) Git] for development, and ports tree delivery.
  
''Benefits for desktops'': leaner, optimized, faster system. ''Additional benefits for servers'': enable only what you actually need to reduce attack surface, thus improving security.
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We offer a number of innovations, including extensive use of git, [[News:Better_Experiences:_Ego_and_Vim ego]], [[Funtoo 1.0 Profile|our profile system]], [[Package:Boot-Update|boot-update]] boot management tool, our flexible [[Funtoo Linux Networking|template-based networking scripts]], [[Metro Quick Start Tutorial|Metro]] distribution build system, support of Debian, RHEL, and other kernels, [[Creating_Python-related_Ebuilds|enhanced Python support]], user-centric distribution model, and a large number of community infrastructure improvements.
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We offer a number of innovations, including our extensive use of git, [[Funtoo 1.0 Profile|our profile system]], [[Package:Boot-Update|boot-update]] boot management tool, our incredibly flexible [[Funtoo Linux Networking|template-based networking scripts]], [[Metro Quick Start Tutorial|Metro]] distribution build system, support of Debian, RHEL and other kernels, [[Creating_Python-related_Ebuilds|enhanced Python support]], Portage mini-manifests, user-centric distribution model, and a large number of community infrastructure improvements.
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=== Quality Assurance ===
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''Benefits for desktops'': leaner, optimized, faster system.
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== Funtoo Projects ==
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== Official Funtoo Projects ==
'''Official Funtoo Projects include''':
 
 
*  '''[[Keychain]]''', an SSH/GPG agent front-end.
 
*  '''[[Keychain]]''', an SSH/GPG agent front-end.
 
* '''[[Metro]]''', automated Funtoo build engine.
 
* '''[[Metro]]''', automated Funtoo build engine.
 
* '''[[Linux_Fundamentals,_Part_1|Learn Linux]]'''! [[Awk_by_Example,_Part_1|Awk]], [[Bash_by_Example,_Part_1|Bash]], [[Sed_by_Example,_Part_1|Sed]]  and more.
 
* '''[[Linux_Fundamentals,_Part_1|Learn Linux]]'''! [[Awk_by_Example,_Part_1|Awk]], [[Bash_by_Example,_Part_1|Bash]], [[Sed_by_Example,_Part_1|Sed]]  and more.
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* Web projects include [http://larrythecow.org larrythecow.org], the Gentoo blog aggregator, [http://kernel-seeds.org kernel-seeds.org], and [http://git.funtoo.org git.funtoo.org].
Other resources include [http://larrythecow.org larrythecow.org], the Gentoo blog aggregator, [http://kernel-seeds.org kernel-seeds.org], and [http://git.funtoo.org git.funtoo.org].
 
 
 
=== Web Hosting ===
 
Funtoo supports multiple [[web-server-stack | web server stack]] arrangements to get any content you want published in any way you want with high performance web hosting direct from the distribution.
 
 
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Revision as of 19:22, May 11, 2015


Getting Started

Install Funtoo Linux

Create a Funtoo account, which allows you to get involved with the community. Log in to the wiki, forums, and bug tracker under the same username, and password by unified logins. See the Auth FAQ for more info about account creation.

Get to know fellow users in our IRC community on irc.freenode.net #funtoo you are encouraged to hang out with us.

Report bugs, and suggest improvements to our bug tracker. We take all bugs seriously, and all work performed is tracked on our public bug tracker, for purposes of transparency.

Web Hosting

Funtoo supports multiple web server stack arrangements to get any content you want published in any way you want with high performance web hosting direct from the distribution.

Why Funtoo?

Funtoo is a Linux-based operating system that is an advanced variant of Gentoo, led by BDFL Daniel Robbins (the creator and former Chief Architect of Gentoo). Funtoo is optimized for the best possible performance on your computing hardware.

Funtoo is a meta-distribution, which means it's built automatically with the functionality, and optimizations that you want, hold the cruft. Packages are installed directly from source code, thanks to the Portage ports system, inspired by the FreeBSD ports system, written in Python, and with full advanced package management functionality. Funtoo uses Git for development, and ports tree delivery.

We offer a number of innovations, including extensive use of git, [ego], our profile system, boot-update boot management tool, our flexible template-based networking scripts, Metro distribution build system, support of Debian, RHEL, and other kernels, enhanced Python support, user-centric distribution model, and a large number of community infrastructure improvements.

Quality Assurance

Funtoo uses automated testing to ensure that sources build correctly. Benefits for desktops: leaner, optimized, faster system. Additional benefits for servers: enable only what you actually need to reduce attack surface, thus improving security.

Official Funtoo Projects

News

Drobbins

Ego-2.2.0 Released

Ego 2.2.0 released - see this link for more info.
2017-10-18 by Drobbins
Drobbins

Latest Innovations

This news item documents the latest innovations now available under Funtoo Linux.
2017-09-07 by Drobbins
More...

Ebuilds

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