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Linux From Scratch HOWTO

Gerard Beekmans

December 16th, 1999

This document describes the process of creating your own Linux system from scratch, using nothing but the sources of needed software.

1. Introduction

2. Software packages you need to download

3. Preparing a new partition

4. Installing Sysvinit

5. Installing a kernel

6. Installing the GNU C Library

7. Installing the GNU CC 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. Copyright & Licensing Information

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