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Linux From Scratch HOWTO

Gerard Beekmans

Version 2.0-beta1

This document describes the process of creating your own Linux system from scratch from an already installed Linux distribution, using nothing but the source code of software that we need

1. Introduction

2. Software packages you need to download

3. Preparing the new system

4. Installing Sysvinit

5. Installing a kernel

6. Installing the GNU C and C++ Libraries

7. Installing the GNU C and C++ compilers

8. Installing login utilities

9. Installing Vim

10. Creating initial boot scripts

11. Reinstalling statically linked software

12. Installing the rest of the basic system software

13. Setting up basic networking

14. Setting up Email sub system

15. Installing Internet Servers

16. Installing X Window System

17. Installing Window Maker

18. Configuring system for Internet

19. Migrations from old to new setups

20. Copyright & Licensing Information

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