Funtoo Linux

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Welcome to Funtoo Linux

Funtoo Linux is a rolling-release Linux meta-distribution for x86 and ARM systems. It uses Portage as a package manager, and is run by Daniel Robbins, creator of Gentoo Linux. It is a continuation of Daniel's work on Gentoo Linux. Funtoo Linux is committed to software freedom, independence, and a user-centric model of software development, where our users help define the future direction of the project.

Funtoo Linux provides optimized builds for your specific hardware to ensure the best possible performance, and offers the following features:

  • A completely systemd-free system, including GNOME 3.14 without systemd.
  • A new profile system to simplify system configuration.
  • Improved ease of install with pre-built Debian kernel provided in our install image.
  • A new system configuration tool, ego.
  • An advanced build and quality assurance tool called Metro, providing optimized install images and enhanced real-world testing.
  • The use of git as a default mechanism for getting updated packages to you.
  • Modular networking scripts to simplify creating sophisticated server network configurations.
  • Enhanced Python support from the Progress overlay, and inclusion of other popular packages from the Gentoo ecosystem.

Getting Started

Install Funtoo

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.

See funtoo on distrowatch.
See the Funtoo Linux FAQ.

Web Hosting

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

Why Funtoo?

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, shipping with prebuilt debian kernels, with support of many 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 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
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Ebuilds

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Support Funtoo and help us grow! Donate $15 per month and get a free SSD-based Funtoo Virtual Container.


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