Archive for April 30th, 2009


Linux From Scratch

Linux From Scratch (LFS) is a project that provides you with step-by-step instructions for building your own custom Linux system, entirely from source code. As you can imaging, building a Linux distribution from scratch is not for the feint-hearted. It is a complex and time consuming process that can take days to do.

LinuxUK helped with the development of nALFS, an automated tool to build the systems from the LFS project. Using XML technologies (libxml2 and coded in C, nALFS became the standard tool for the community to use when automating their build.