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Antergos

Last Update: 2018-01-08 23:44 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: 5 (1,213), 6 months: 5 (1,261), 3 months: 6 (1,153), 4 weeks: 6 (1,056), 1 week: 7 (1,099)

Average visitor rating: 8.62/10 from 143 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/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://www.antergos.com/try-it/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker https://bugs.antergos.com/
Related Websites  
Reviews 17.x: DarkDuckDedoimedoLinux.com
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2012: DistroWatch
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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
 • More Antergos headlines...

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Feature 18.1 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
Release Date 2018-01-04 2017-12-03 2016-11-20 2015-12-29 2014-08-07 2013-11-17
End Of Life            
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 540-1700 540-1700        
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling
Office Suite -- -- -- -- -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd
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 Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk
Asian Language Support zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW
Full Package List 18.1 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
Package 18.1 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.5) 1.1.5 1.1.5 1.1.2 1.1.0 1.0.28 1.0.27.2
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- --
bash (4.4.12) 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2
bind (9.11.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
chromium (63.0.3239.132) 63.0.3239.108 62.0.3202.94 54.0.2840.100 47.0.2526.106 36.0.1985.125 31.0.1650.57
cups (2.2.6) -- -- -- -- -- --
dhcp (4.3.6) -- -- -- 4.3.3 -- --
e2fsprogs (1.43.8) 1.43.7 1.43.7 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.11 1.42.8
firefox (57.0.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
freetype (2.9) 2.8.1 2.8.1 2.7 2.6.2 2.5.3 2.5.0.1
gcc (7.2.0) 7.2.1 7.2.0 6.2.1 5.3.0 -- --
gimp (2.8.22) -- -- -- -- -- --
glibc (2.26) 2.26 2.26 2.24 2.22 2.19 2.18
gnome-shell (3.26.2) 3.26.2 3.26.2 3.22.2 3.18.3 3.12.2 3.10.2.1
gnucash (2.6.19) -- -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.38) -- -- -- -- -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 --
gtk+ (3.22.26) 3.22.26 3.22.26 3.22.4 3.18.6 3.12.2 3.10.4
httpd (2.4.29) -- -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
k3b (17.12.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
kmod (25) 24 24 23 22 18 15
libgnome (2.32.1) -- -- 2.32.1 2.32.1 -- --
libreoffice (5.4.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
linux (4.14.13) 4.14.10 4.13.12 4.8.8 4.2.5 3.15.8 3.12
Package 18.1 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.2.12) -- -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
mesa (17.3.2) 17.3.1 17.2.6 13.0.1 11.1.0 10.2.5 9.2.3
mysql (5.7.21) -- -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.26.2) 3.26.2 3.26.2 3.22.1 3.18.4 3.12.2 3.10.1
NVIDIA (387.22) -- -- -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (8u151) -- -- -- -- -- --
openssh (7.6p1) -- -- -- -- -- --
openssl (1.1.0g) 1.1.0g 1.1.0g 1.0.2j 1.0.2e 1.0.1h 1.0.1e
perl (5.26.1) 5.26.1 5.26.1 5.24.0 5.22.1 5.20.0 5.18.1
php (7.2.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.11.5) -- -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.2.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (10.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.6.4) 3.6.4 3.6.3 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.1 3.3.2
qt (5.10.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
samba (4.7.4) 4.7.4 4.7.3 4.5.1 4.3.3 4.1.11 4.1.1
systemd (236) 236 235 231 228 215 208
thunderbird (52.5.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
vim (8.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
vlc (2.2.8) -- -- -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.19.6) 1.19.6 1.19.5 1.18.4 1.18.0 1.16.0 1.14.4

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Version: 18.1
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-01-16
Votes: 0


After years of only playing around and testing lots and lots of distros, I fear my odyssey has come to an end. Antergos is running smooth on my 2-10yo hardware for 2 years now and has never let me down. I am using it with XFCE, so the desktop is not especially fancy but highly customizable and it lets you focus on whatever you are planning to do.
Thanks to Arch's AUR, the software ecosystem is really huge; updates come frequently and until now did not break anything.

Antergos is the final distro, at least for me. Recommended for everyone interested in using a computer the right way.


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Version: 18.1
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-01-15
Votes: 0


Works great with openbox. Only issue was Firefox not starting Transmission. Adjusted this in about:settings.


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Version: 18.1
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-01-11
Votes: 12


When Manjaro began malfunctioning on my desktop, I tried three times to reinstall without success. Antergos came to the rescue. Everything works, period. Much faster than previous. Only (small) complaint is that there are updates multiple times a day. I could ignore the red reminder, but it distracts.

I'm very happy I made the switch.


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