Build Linux from Scratch

tux_compWhile there are innumerable Linux distros out there, you can build one on your own right from the source code. While one indirect way is to use Gentoo which lets you choose packages and build them on your local machine, the hard way to learn is to start with the source code and tools. Though it may seem scary, to make things easier the LFS (Linux From Scratch) project and it’s forks (or supersets) has well-documented procedures to build your own minimal Linux distro, or, if you have the zeal and time for it, a full-fledged one.


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