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Gentoo is a source-based GNU/Linux distribution with a focus on performance and configurability.

Latest Version

The latest available version (autobuilt regularly) may be downloaded from any mirror (releases/arm/autobuilds/current-stage3-armv7a_hardfp/). Please note that this is not meant to provide a fully-functional system, but rather it is intended to provide a platform from which to build a working system.


  • source-based installation
  • minimal install
  • powerful build optimization options
  • hardfp


Detailed installation instructions may be found here.


It is advisable to use a USB stick or other removable storage for building with Portage, to avoid problems with the disk filling up and excessive writes to the SSD.