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DistroWatch.com: Antergos

Antergos

Last Update: 2017-06-04 07:21 UTC


Antergos is a modern, elegant and powerful operating system based on Arch Linux. It started life under the name of Cinnarch, combining the Cinnamon desktop with the Arch Linux distribution, but the project has moved on from its original goals and now offers a choice of several desktops, including GNOME 3 (default), Cinnamon, Razor-qt and Xfce. Antergos also provides its own graphical installation program.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 10 (843), 6 months: 6 (1,061), 3 months: 5 (1,158), 4 weeks: 5 (1,229), 1 week: 4 (1,334)

Average visitor rating: 9.02/10 from 54 review(s).


Antergos Summary
Distribution Antergos (formerly Cinnarch)
Home Page https://www.antergos.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://forum.antergos.com/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation https://wiki.antergos.com/
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Download Mirrors https://www.antergos.com/try-it/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker https://bugs.antergos.com/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2015-04-12: Distribution Release: Antergos 2015.04.12
 • 2014-05-27: Distribution Release: Antergos 2014.05.26
 • 2013-11-17: Distribution Release: Antergos 2013.11.17
 • 2013-08-22: Distribution Release: Antergos 2013.08.20
 • 2013-05-13: Distribution Release: Antergos 2013.05.12
 • 2013-04-05: Development Release: Cinnarch 2013.04.05
 • 2013-01-23: Development Release: Cinnarch 2013.01.23
 • 2012-12-21: Development Release: Cinnarch 2012.12.21
 • 2012-11-23: Development Release: Cinnarch 2012.11.22
 • 2012-10-05: Development Release: Cinnarch 2012.10.01
 • More Antergos releases...

  Headlines:
 •2016-06-15 Antergos phasing out 32-bit
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Feature 17.6 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
Release Date 2017-06-03 2016-11-20 2015-12-29 2014-08-07 2013-11-17
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman
Office Suite -- -- -- -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
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Asian Language Support zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW
Full Package List 17.6 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
Package 17.6 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.1.4 1.1.2 1.1.0 1.0.28 1.0.27.2
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- --
bash (4.4) 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2
bind (9.11.1-P1) -- -- -- -- --
chromium (59.0.3071.109) 58.0.3029.110 54.0.2840.100 47.0.2526.106 36.0.1985.125 31.0.1650.57
cups (2.2.3) -- -- -- -- --
dhcp (4.3.5) -- -- 4.3.3 -- --
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.43.4 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.11 1.42.8
firefox (54.0) -- -- -- -- --
freetype (2.8) 2.8 2.7 2.6.2 2.5.3 2.5.0.1
gcc (7.1.0) 7.1.1 6.2.1 5.3.0 -- --
gimp (2.8.22) -- -- -- -- --
glibc (2.25) 2.25 2.24 2.22 2.19 2.18
gnome-shell (3.24.2) 3.24.2 3.22.2 3.18.3 3.12.2 3.10.2.1
gnucash (2.6.16) -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.34) -- -- -- -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 --
gtk+ (3.22.16) 3.22.15 3.22.4 3.18.6 3.12.2 3.10.4
httpd (2.4.26) -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.1) -- -- -- -- --
k3b (17.04.2) -- -- -- -- --
kmod (24) 24 23 22 18 15
libgnome (2.32.1) -- 2.32.1 2.32.1 -- --
libreoffice (5.3.4) -- -- -- -- --
linux (4.11.6) 4.11.3 4.8.8 4.2.5 3.15.8 3.12
Package 17.6 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.2.6) -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- -- -- -- --
mesa (17.1.3) 17.1.0 13.0.1 11.1.0 10.2.5 9.2.3
mysql (5.7.18) -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.24.1) 3.24.1 3.22.1 3.18.4 3.12.2 3.10.1
NVIDIA (381.22) -- -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (8u131) -- -- -- -- --
openssh (7.5p1) -- -- -- -- --
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.1.0f 1.0.2j 1.0.2e 1.0.1h 1.0.1e
perl (5.26.0) 5.24.1 5.24.0 5.22.1 5.20.0 5.18.1
php (7.1.6) -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.10.2) -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.2.2) -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (9.6.3) -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.1 3.3.2
qt (5.9.0) -- -- -- -- --
samba (4.6.5) 4.5.10 4.5.1 4.3.3 4.1.11 4.1.1
systemd (233) 232 231 228 215 208
thunderbird (52.2.0) -- -- -- -- --
vim (8.0) -- -- -- -- --
vlc (2.2.6) -- -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.3) -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.19.3 1.18.4 1.18.0 1.16.0 1.14.4

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
9.0
from 54 review(s)



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Version: 17.6
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-06-15
Votes: 8


Arch Linux Base with a beautiful look anf feel thanks to the numix icon theme and an easy to use but super solid installer. Rolling release with up to date packages. I would stick with Arch but the installer of Antergos makes things sooo easy - couldn't resist.

Antergos = Arch Linux base with it's superb package management tools + easy to use Installer + nice looking gui =


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Version: 17.6
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-06-14
Votes: 7


Sehr gelungene Distribution.
So gut wie ein original Arch-Linux, aber viel einfacher zu installieren. Dank sehr übersichtlichen grafischen Installer.
In dem man schon bei der Installation, so manche Software auswählen oder abwählen kann.
Läuft alles sehr stabil und schnell.

Very successful distribution.
As good as an original Arch Linux, but much easier to install. Thanks to very clear graphical installer.
In the already one of the installation, some software can select or unselect.
Runs very stable and fast.


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Version: 17.6
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-06-14
Votes: 4


I initially wanted to install Arch after several years with Debian and Mint. Now I know what chrooting means, how to install grub, know the difference between GPT and MBR partitioning. I could install Arch with my eyes closed... Until the graphical interface, that is.. Xorg, video drivers and such are a mystery to me. Fortunately there is Antergos that I can just throw at my computer and start tweaking with my Arch console knowledge. It just works.. Couple of times the updating has thrown me an error, but a 5 minute web search session usually solves everything.. This is my main distro today and I've even installed Antergos for my technically challenged friends and they don't know any better. Still hope to install Vanilla Arch someday..


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