Kicktoo

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Kicktoo is meant to automate the manual steps required to build a working Portage based distribution. The project is a fork from Quickstart and under active development.

Setup

You can use Kicktoo inside almost any Linux LiveCD, for instance a Gentoo minimal install CD, SysrescueCD or Ubuntu. Setup a pre-install environment by following these steps:

  1. Download the LiveCD.
  2. Boot the LiveCD.
  3. Setup network connectivity.
Warning
You should NOT run it on anything else than a LiveCD.

Installation

You can install Kicktoo using three methods.

Version package

You can download the package from the Kicktoo website.

root #cd ~
root #wget "https://github.com/r1k0/kicktoo/archive/v1.zip"
root #unzip v1.zip
root #cd kicktoo-1

Latest from Git

root #cd ~
root #git clone git://github.com/r1k0/kicktoo.git

Ebuild

The information in this section is probably outdated. You can help the Gentoo community by verifying and updating this section.
Important
This repository is no longer available with this method.

Alternatively, you can use the one provided by the ltsp ebuild repository:

root #layman -a ltsp

Then install the package:

root #emerge --ask kicktoo

Configuration

Kicktoo can be configured with a installer profile. Several example profiles are already available in the profiles directory.

root #ls -R /root/kicktoo/profiles
Note
When you installed using the ebuild, the profiles are available in /usr/share/kicktoo/profiles.

Running Kicktoo

Call the kicktoo application with the profile you just edited.

root #./kicktoo -p profiles/gentoo/gentoo.profile -v
root #reboot
Note
When you installed using the ebuild, the kicktoo app is available in /usr/bin/kicktoo.