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Am I in the right direction for a linux os?

I compiled the linux kernel by downloading it from kernel.org, put it on my desktop, and opened up terminal. I changed to the linux-3.2.13 folder, typed mr proper. Then I use "make menuconfig" to ...
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How do I search for Linux distro build tools?

After having worked through Linux From Scratch, I get the eerie feeling that in practice, this is not how new distros are built. How do I search for tools that other distributions are built with? Is ...
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Is there a Linux distro compiled with clang/llvm?

Is there a Linux distro compiled with clang/llvm? It looks like as of late 2010 the kernel was working. If not, would it be more likely to be a technical or licensing issue?
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Distros that support compiling from source

A long time ago I used to use FreeBSD with its ports system and after that Gentoo for portage in order to install applications via compiling from source. I did this in order to directly target my ...