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#2933 Post your make.conf

Posted by anbclinux on 16 June 2015 - 11:50 PM

USE="-ipv6 -jack introspection postscript pulseaudio vdpau"
ABI_X86="64 32"
CFLAGS="-march=core-avx2 -O2 -pipe"
CPU_FLAGS_X86="aes avx avx2 fma3 mmx mmxext popcnt sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3"
EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--ask --quiet --verbose --jobs=8 --load-average=8 --with-bdeps=y --autounmask-write=y"
FEATURES="userpriv usersandbox"
GENTOO_MIRRORS="ftp.jaist.ac.jp/pub/Linux/Gentoo/ gentoo.aditsu.net:8000/ distfiles.gentoo.org/"
LINGUAS="en en_GB"
PORTAGE_ELOG_CLASSES="log warn error"
PORTAGE_ELOG_SYSTEM="save_summary:log,warn,error echo"
PORTAGE_IONICE_COMMAND="ionice -c 3 -p \${PID}"

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#3443 Xorg Segmentation Fault for Kernels 4.x

Posted by mahalay on 08 August 2015 - 10:08 AM

I'm out of ideas how to fix the problem, please my logs, I hope somebody can decode what could possibly be the underlying problem. 


I'm not sure if I missed any kernel config, tried rebuilding glibc because a line tells me it segfaults there. Rebuilt xf86-video-intel and nvidia-drivers - still no luck. Re-emerge x11-drivers/* that I use, xorg-server, etc... still no luck. 

Tried gentoo-sources too, still no luck. Hope someone can help. 

I am stuck with 3.19 (debian-sources), however, I can't make my hdmi and displayports to work. xrandr -q does not report anything related to HDMI and DPs. 

Thanks in advance. 


My Machine: 

Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller 
NVIDIA Corporation GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M] 
Intel® Core™ i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz


NOTE: I've also posted this in https://forums.gento...highlight-.html

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#3755 FUCK YEAH!

Posted by pr1vacy on 15 October 2015 - 06:38 PM

That's what I yelled as I fist punched the air a minute ago.


I just started with Funtoo 2 days ago after being on Manjaro and mostly Debian Testing.


I wanted to be rid of systemd and rather than fight with it in distros that are ramming it down my throat I decided it was time to switch.


In comes Funtoo.


Used another PC next to my laptop as I installed. Everything went smooth.


Compiling does take a while but it's worth it to be lean and mean. My system is Asus G73JH with 1st gen I7 and I have an Intel SSD.


Was first shocked after opening a fresh firefox install on a cold system and it popped up in ONE second. Never seen that on any OS besides Funtoo.


Next test was to try installing Wine since I love playing Virtual Pool 4.


Install went fine. Ran VP4. Could only see the balls. All backgrounds were gone.


Looked at logs and saw things that led me to S3 Texture compression issues.


Went back and saw S3TC as a build option so rebuilt wine and ran it again....with a good vibe that all would be well.




My new favorite OS. Having a blast learning the nuances of Funtoo. Great job!





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#347 Some artwork for Funtoo (Wallpapers)

Posted by j-g- on 03 July 2014 - 01:17 AM

Hello funtooers, I have noticed the lack of Funtoo artwork in general, so I took some time to play around with blender and Inkscape to make some wallpapers(7).


In a search for  a base image, I only encountered a small banner with the Funtoo logo, so I did a re-vectorization, and some slight line chages, and this is the outcome, the wallpapers are mostly minimalistic, Also link to a tar.xz with sources (.blend .svg) and pack png of renders in 1920x1080px, I encourage you to play around with the sources and post your results in this thread.

Here's a prewiew from imgur











PD: I would Also like to ask to the developers if this can go to the wiki? for those, newcomers that will want a funtoo wall for their desktops.

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#3276 funtoo logo ideas

Posted by Otakku on 15 July 2015 - 08:15 PM

Maybe that ¬¬   



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#639 Proud to be systemd free

Posted by nrc on 06 August 2014 - 10:06 PM

I wish I had the graphic talent to provide you with something worthy.  I did a search for appropriate symbols for systemd but this is all I could find...




Credit: http://www.codekid.n...php?itemid=2026

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#1307 Systemd

Posted by nrc on 06 November 2014 - 06:06 PM

There are plenty of distros that support systemd.  I believe that it's important that someone is doing the work to make a Linux distro that works without systemd.   The developers are tackling a complicated problem with upstream projects that are not always supportive (one might even say they're hostile) to their goal.   Unless the goal is to attract more users for the sake of having more users it makes no sense to compromise that effort by splitting the userbase and the development effort between installs with and without systemd.

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#5461 Getting Rid of Forums and Moving to Reddit?

Posted by drobbins on 12 March 2017 - 06:44 PM

I've decided to keep the forums.

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#448 Making Funtoo more Fun...

Posted by drobbins on 15 July 2014 - 10:05 PM

Hi Everyone,

I am going to be making some changes to the project soon, to fulfill the vision of a user-centric community and also make Funtoo more suitable for enterprise systems.
Here is what I have found. If you have a single Funtoo system, then the continual changes that we receive from Gentoo are probably not a big deal. You do a system update daily or maybe once a week, resolve any issues, and your system continues to work well with a little hand-holding.
However, there is a lot of work being done behind the scenes by angry_vincent and myself to keep things working well. Our tree is created in a totally automated way, but we "fix" things that break as various things in Gentoo are updated.
And there is the problem. The automated Gentoo updates are fine for a single system, but if you like me have 5+ Funtoo systems, you do not update your systems regularly and then the various hand-holding, perl-cleaner, revdep-rebuild and blocker resolution is a huge pain.
And there is another problem... Angry_vincent and I probably spend 90%+ of our Funtoo time on fixing things that are broken, which means we have no time left to actually create new awesome technology to make Funtoo better. Like a boot-update rewrite, or a metro rewrite, all things that I want to get to. Yes, I find a way to sneak in time to do various things but it is not very ideal.
So, for any problem there is a solution. I have a vision of a solution that will give us the ability to have more control over quality, without doing a wholesale fork of all of Gentoo. I don't see the point of forking all of Gentoo... without better planning and technology, we will just duplicate the same problem of continuous rolling release, but have it happen on the Funtoo side. Rolling release is a good thing, but it is not suitable for all users of Funtoo or Gentoo... so we need something that will make Funtoo more capable without working against the benefits of rolling release.
Since I am not only a developer, not only BDFL, but also a *user* of Funtoo Linux (and *that* is what I consider myself first and foremost,) I want Funtoo Linux to work for larger scale deployments. And I want developers and *users* to not be continually burdened with unending ebuild updates and break/fix situations.
So, over the next few weeks, I am going to be reaching out to our small team of staff and get them up to speed on regular Funtoo maintenance so that I can focus my 'Funtoo' time on developing this new system. Not a new distro, but a new way that Funtoo will manage updates that will give us much more control and the ability to focus on strategic initiatives much, much more than we have in the past.
Best Regards,

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#3908 Some artwork for Funtoo (Wallpapers)

Posted by Otakku on 25 October 2015 - 02:33 AM


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#2865 What Badly Pimped-out Vehicle is the Best Visual Metaphor for Systemd?

Posted by linuxbigot on 09 June 2015 - 02:18 AM

what bout this:



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#2616 Pre-built kernels!

Posted by drobbins on 12 May 2015 - 04:15 AM

Hi All,


For a long while, the most time-consuming and potentially error-prone part of installing Funtoo Linux has been building a kernel. I worded to make this better by creating the debian-sources kernel, when combined with the "binary" USE flag will build you a kernel that just works. The problem: the compile time is excessive -- it can take an hour or more even on relatively modern hardware.


To make installing Funtoo Linux even easier, stage3's are now including debian-sources pre-built! We're using the Funtoo compute power made available by Funtoo supporters to save you time and hassle when installing Funtoo :) All you need to do is configure a boot loader and you're ready to go :)


I enabled this yesterday on our build servers, so it will take a few days before all stage3's are updated to include debian-sources. If they have a date of 2015-05-11 or later, they should have a kernel and initramfs included.


If you still want to build your own custom kernel, it is easy enough to unmerge, remove kernel and initramfs, and build your own.





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#2253 Subarch Profiles

Posted by drobbins on 29 March 2015 - 04:24 AM

Hi All,


If you have installed a new Funtoo Linux system in the last week, you may have noticed something interesting -- /etc/make.conf is EMPTY and eselect profile show shows something new -- a subarch profile:


test / # eselect profile show
Currently set profiles:
    arch: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/arch/x86-64bit
   build: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/build/current
  flavor: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/flavor/core
 subarch: gentoo:funtoo/1.0/linux-gnu/arch/x86-64bit/subarch/corei7
What's going on? This is part, or maybe culmination of an ongoing effort to simplify /etc/make.conf. While it is still possible to set CFLAGS in /etc/make.conf, by default, these settings are now defined in a subarch profile. By default, new stage3's will have a subarch profile set, but existing Funtoo systems don't need to have one set. If you'd like to set a subarch profile, you can do so by ensuring you have the latest eselect installed and using the "eselect profile set-subarch" command.
What are the benefits of subarch profiles? Of course, the first big benefit is to keep /etc/make.conf clean. Subarch profiles, along with flavors and mix-ins, are designed to help keep /etc/make.conf tidy and only contain the tweaks you personally need for your system. It also assists with Metro, our stage building tool. Metro no longer has to store all the CFLAGS settings for each subarch -- these are now integrated into the Portage tree, in one place. And also, this allows us to fix and improve subarches over time, and you automatically benefit from any improvements with an emerge --sync.
Hope you enjoy the new system,


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#1975 Funtoo Newsletter, Volume 1

Posted by drobbins on 27 January 2015 - 03:29 AM

Lots of news here -- enjoy!





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#1348 Systemd

Posted by digifuzzy on 08 November 2014 - 03:37 AM

I think nrc's original post in reply to OP should be the last word...

There are plenty of distros that support systemd.  I believe that it's important that someone is doing the work to make a Linux distro that works without systemd.   The developers are tackling a complicated problem with upstream projects that are not always supportive (one might even say they're hostile) to their goal.   Unless the goal is to attract more users for the sake of having more users it makes no sense to compromise that effort by splitting the userbase and the development effort between installs with and without systemd.

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#845 funtoo logo ideas

Posted by Deklan™ on 19 September 2014 - 01:49 AM

Riccardo Messana (@morphmex), I liked this logo:

Creation and art by @j-g-



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#5208 Taking a system backup as a tar archive.

Posted by Otakku on 28 November 2016 - 08:10 PM

you can use that of course is as the Stage 3 is compress don't have any problem 


but you can use a personal script, I use that 


more faster but more size on disk : 

tar -cvpf /stage4.tar.xz --directory=/ --exclude=/stage4.tar.xz --exclude=/dev/* --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/mnt/* --exclude=/proc/* --exclude=/run/* --exclude=/sys/* --exclude=/tmp/* --exclude=/var/log/* --exclude=/var/run/* --exclude=/var/tmp/* /

or that more slow(very slow) but less than half of the other option :

tar -cpvf - --directory=/ --exclude=/stage4.tar.xz --exclude=/dev/* --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/mnt/* --exclude=/proc/* --exclude=/run/* --exclude=/sys/* --exclude=/tmp/* --exclude=/var/log/* --exclude=/var/run/* --exclude=/var/tmp/* . | xz -9e -c - > /stage4.tar.xz

of course you can change the exclude folders and files as you wish.

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#5107 Stages4 and a LiveDVD

Posted by Otakku on 31 October 2016 - 03:33 AM

Hi folks, I create a article on (vivaolinux) is a great forum about Linux and software on Brazil. 


link : https://www.vivaolin...4-para-o-Funtoo


is not a article but more a ideia to request users to help to make that ideia real.



so, that is the resume of the text : 


I'm a Funtoo user about 2 years and Gentoo user one year before and I think that missing a Livedvd to Funtoo and Stages4 with more packges as "Xorg" or some desktop as "Plasma 5"


Gentoo has now "again" a LiveDVD 


Gentoo LiveDVD : http://gentoo.mirror...amd64/20160704/


and Stages4 to Cloud : 




the Area31 has a Livecd too, but is not like I talk about : 





so, the question is reduse the time to install the system of course more one option not change to a easy system like sabayon as a example. 

but has stages with more packges and few desktops, to make the installation more faster, of course all of this optimized by arch as the current Stages3 that Funtoo has 


and a liveDVD as Gentoo with a installer, to new users, again as other option beyond CLI

to make the Distro more popular, to explore more the potention of this amazing distro. 



so what your members think about it ? 



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#3118 moving from funtoo to gentoo...

Posted by funfool on 01 July 2015 - 05:05 AM

Not sure what  all is old in funtoo means.

I know some of the core system packages are older by design, and that is what will help make your funtoo stable.

While the rest of the packages are pulled from the ~gentoo arch, so should be the same.

While some packages are forked to keep a better working older version or some are simply masked as being broken.

And of course you have overlays available and other avenues to get newer packages.

One way is to put in a package request on https://bugs. funtoo.org/ if it is possible to do so without breaking things for others, is a very good chance will be done.

I do not know your experience with gentoo / funtoo, I honestly think a good comparison is to use both.

At one time I had several machines all on gentoo, and I loved it. I had several friends that had switched to funtoo, I really had no plans to change.

One day I finally did give funtoo a try, and within 6 months I switched everything from gentoo to funtoo. I am very happy I did finally make the change.

But using gentoo for some time, I noticed the differences between the two, and how much time funtoo had saved me from fixing broken packages.

I liked that it had some older packages.


To be fair though, you should do a clean install with any distro to try it out and compare it with others. I am a big fan of, use the distro that works best for you.

I still use windows on my htpc because of netflix. This is no longer needed, but at the time, it was the best os for the job.

Just want to be clear, if you think gentoo works best for you, then by all means use gentoo.

But if you just have some problems with a few out dated packages, there are ways to fix that.

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#2402 funtoo gentoo diffferences between

Posted by overkill on 14 April 2015 - 09:58 PM

Biggest differences are:


Benevolent Dictator as oppossed to a committee - Decisions are made in a more timely manner.


Funtoo uses git instead of rsync for syncing tree


No Systemd

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