What is Linux From Scratch?

Not happy with the available distros out there right now? OK, perhaps you just need to roll your own then…

What is Linux From Scratch?

Linux From Scratch (LFS) is a project that provides you with step-by-step instructions for building your own customized Linux system entirely from source.
Why would I want an LFS system?

Many wonder why they should go through the hassle of building a Linux system from scratch when they could just download an existing Linux distribution. However, there are several benefits of building LFS. Consider the following:

LFS teaches people how a Linux system works internally
Building LFS teaches you about all that makes Linux tick, how things work together and depend on each other. And most importantly, how to customize it to your own tastes and needs. Source: Linux From Scratch

[tags]linux kernel,roll your own distro,lfs system,building a linux system[/tags]

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