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Funtoo Linux

Last Update: 2019-08-19 01:42 UTC


Funtoo Linux is a Gentoo-based distribution developed by Daniel Robbins (the founder and former project leader of Gentoo Linux) and a core team of developers, built around a basic vision of improving the core technologies in Gentoo Linux. Funtoo Linux features native UTF-8 support enabled by default, a git-based, distributed Portage tree and Funtoo overlay, an enhanced Portage with more compact mini-manifest tree, automated imports of new Gentoo changes every 12 hours, GPT/GUID boot support and streamlined boot configuration, enhanced network configuration, up-to-date stable and current Funtoo stages - all built using Funtoo's Metro build tool.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 132 (71), 6 months: 161 (52), 3 months: 154 (50), 4 weeks: 143 (49), 1 week: 142 (45)

Average visitor rating: 9.33/10 from 6 review(s).


Funtoo Summary
Distribution Funtoo Linux
Home Page http://www.funtoo.org/
Mailing Lists http://groups.google.com/group/funtoo-dev
User Forums http://forums.funtoo.org/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://www.funtoo.org/
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://www.funtoo.org/Subarches
Bug Tracker http://bugs.funtoo.org/
Related Websites  
Reviews --
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-01-08: Distribution Release: Funtoo Linux 1.3
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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature current 1.3
Release Date 2019-08-19 2019-01-07
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB)    
Free Download Stages Stages
Installation Text mode Text mode
Default Desktop -- --
Package Management SRC (Portage) SRC (Portage)
Release Model Rolling Rolling
Office Suite GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice
Processor Architecture arm, arm64, i686, x86_64 arm, arm64, i686, x86_64
Init Software OpenRC, systemd OpenRC, systemd
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual    
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List current 1.3
Package current 1.3
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 3.0.2
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.7 1.1.7
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (5.0) 4.4p23 4.4
bind (9.15.2) 9.12.2-P2 9.12.2-P2
chromium (76.0.3809.100) 72.0.3626.28 72.0.3626.28
cups (2.2.12) 2.2.10 2.2.10
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.4.1
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.44.5 1.44.5
firefox (68.0.2) 64.0 64.0
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9.1 2.9.1
gcc (9.2.0) 8.2.0 8.2.0
gimp (2.10.12) 2.10.8 2.10.8
glibc (2.30) 2.28 2.28
gnome-shell (3.32.2) 3.26.2 3.26.2
gnucash (3.6) 3.3 3.3
gnumeric (1.12.45) 1.12.43 1.12.43
grub (2.04) 2.02 2.02
gtk (3.24.10) 3.24.1 3.24.1
httpd (2.4.41) 2.4.37 2.4.37
inkscape (0.92.4) 0.92.3 0.92.3
k3b (19.08.0) 18.12.0 18.12.0
kmod (26) 25 25
krita (4.2.5) 4.1.7 4.1.7
libreoffice (6.3.0) 6.1.4 6.1.4
linux (5.2.9) 4.20 4.20
Package current 1.3
lxpanel (0.10.0) 0.9.3 0.9.3
mariadb (10.4.7) 5.5.62 5.5.62
mate-desktop (1.22.1) 1.18.0 1.18.0
mesa (19.1.4) 18.3.1 18.3.1
mysql (8.0.17) 5.7.24 5.7.24
nautilus (3.32.3) 3.26.4 3.26.4
NVIDIA (430.40) 415.25 415.25
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.6.1
openjdk (12.0.1) 9 11.0.1
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1 7.9p1
openssl (1.1.1c) 1.1.1a 1.1.1a
perl (5.30.0) 5.28.0 5.28.0
php (7.3.8) 7.3.0 7.3.0
plasma-desktop (5.16.4) 5.14.4.1 5.14.4.1
postfix (3.4.6) 3.3.2 3.3.2
postgresql (11.5) 9.6.11 9.6.11
Python (3.7.4) 3.7.0 3.7.0
qt (5.13.0) 5.11.3 5.11.3
samba (4.10.6) 4.9.4 4.9.4
systemd (242) 240 240
thunderbird (60.8.0) 60.4.0 60.4.0
vim (8.1) 8.18 8.18
vlc (3.0.7.1) 3.0.4 3.0.4
xfdesktop (4.14.1) 4.13.2 4.13.2
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.3 1.20.3

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
9.3
from 6 review(s)



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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-08-06
Votes: 15


Funtoo is great. You need to read up a bit before installing. And compiling takes a long time on older systems. But once you're done you've got the most stable system you can get, smooth and fast, on a rolling release so upgrading is never an issue. Remember to run updates regularly though, since you don't have anyone reminding you that the system is out of date.


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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-11-12
Votes: 32


Funtoo may be the best Linux distribution on average: it has the flexibility and vast amount of packaged software of Gentoo, the configurability of Gentoo and LFS, it is adamant about no systemd, and the stability of Debian/Devuan and Slackware.


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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-07-16
Votes: 0


For me is the best OS in the World.

Funtoo is too genial.
And soon there will be news regarding management of "kits" using "ports-2017"

For me it's a "rare jewel" :)

Thanx to All

With estimate.

A. Ceriani :)


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