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Arch Linux is an independently developed, x86_64-optimised Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses 'pacman', its home-grown package manager, to provide updates to the latest software applications with full dependency tracking. Operating on a rolling release system, Arch can be installed from a CD image or via an FTP server. The default install provides a solid base that enables users to create a custom installation. In addition, the Arch Build System (ABS) provides a way to easily build new packages, modify the configuration of stock packages, and share these packages with other users via the Arch Linux user repository.

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Distribution Arch Linux
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Feature current 2011.08.19 2010.05 2009.08 2009.02 2008.06
overlord
2007.08
dontpanic
0.8
voodoo
0.7
wombat
0.6
widget
0.5
nova
0.4
dragon
0.3
firefly
0.2
vega
0.1
homer
Feature
Release Date 2018-08-19 2011-08-19 2010-05-17 2009-08-09 2009-02-17 2008-06-24 2007-08-05 2007-04-01 2005-01-24 2004-03-01 2003-07-21 2002-12-18 2002-08-07 2002-04-17 2002-03-11 Release Date
End Of Life                               End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB)   1-659                           Image Size (MB)
Free Download PKG ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop                               Default Desktop
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Package Management
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Release Model
Office Suite GOffice, Calligra, LibreOffice -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- KOffice KOffice KOffice     Office Suite
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686 i686 i686 i686 i686 i686 i686 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ReiserFS ext3, ReiserFS ext3, ReiserFS ext3, ReiserFS ext3, ReiserFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual                               Multilingual
Asian Language Support                               Asian Language Support
Full Package List current 2011.08.19 2010.05 2009.08 2009.02 2008.06 2007.08 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 Full Package List

Full Package List:   Arch Linux 2007.08
  Number of packages: 540 (download as TXT)
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  •  acpi-0.09-1.pkg.tar.gz
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  •  acroread-7.0.9-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  alsa-lib-1.0.14-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  alsa-oss-1.0.14-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  alsa-utils-1.0.14-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  apache-2.2.4-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  apmd-3.0.2-5.pkg.tar.gz
  •  apr-1.2.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  apr-util-1.2.8-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  arch-1.3.5-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  aspell-0.60.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  at-3.1.10-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  aterm-1.0.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  atk-1.18.0-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  attr-2.4.38-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  audiofile-0.2.6-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  aumix-2.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  autoconf-2.61-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  automake-1.10-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bash-3.2.017-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bc-1.06-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bftpd-1.9-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bigreqsproto-1.0.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bin86-0.16.17-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bind-9.4.1_P1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  binutils-2.17-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bison-2.3-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bluez-libs-3.13-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bluez-utils-3.13-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bridge-utils-1.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  bzip2-1.0.4-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cairo-1.4.10-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ccache-2.4-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cdparanoia-9.8-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cdrdao-1.2.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cdrkit-1.1.6-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cmake-2.4.7-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  compositeproto-0.3.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  coreutils-6.9-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cpio-2.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cracklib-2.8.10-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cryptsetup-1.0.5-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  csup-20060318-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cups-1.2.12-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  curl-7.16.4-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  current.db.tar.gz
  •  cvs-1.11.22-5.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cvsup-16.1h-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cyrus-sasl-2.1.22-7.pkg.tar.gz
  •  cyrus-sasl-plugins-2.1.22-5.pkg.tar.gz
  •  damageproto-1.1.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  db-4.5.20-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dbus-1.0.2-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dbus-glib-0.74-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dcron-3.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  desktop-file-utils-0.13-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  device-mapper-1.02.20-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dhclient-3.0.6-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dhcp-3.0.6-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dhcpcd-3.1.3-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dialog-1.1_20070604-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  diffutils-2.8.1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  distcc-2.18.3-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  divx4linux-6.1.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dmapi-2.2.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dmxproto-2.2.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dnsutils-9.4.1_P1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  docbook-xml-4.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  docbook-xsl-1.73.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  dosfstools-2.11-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  doxygen-1.5.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  e2fsprogs-1.40.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ed-0.5-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  enchant-1.3.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  enlightenment-0.16.8.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  esd-0.2.38-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  eventlog-0.2.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  evieext-1.0.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  evms-2.5.5-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  exim-4.67-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  expat-2.0.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  faad2-2.5-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fakeroot-1.7.1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fam-2.7.0-9.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fbset-2.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fetchmail-6.3.8-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  file-4.21-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  filesystem-2007.08-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  findutils-4.2.31-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  firefox-2.0.0.6-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fixesproto-4.0-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  flac-1.2.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  flex-2.5.33-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fnlib-0.5-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  font-bh-ttf-1.0.0-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  font-bitstream-speedo-1.0.0-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fontcacheproto-0.1.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fontconfig-2.4.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  font-misc-ethiopic-1.0.0-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  font-misc-meltho-1.0.0-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fontsproto-2.0.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  freeglut-2.4.0-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  freetype1-1.3.1-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  freetype2-2.3.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fribidi-0.10.7-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  fvwm-2.4.20-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gawk-3.1.5-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gc-6.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gcc-4.2.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gd-2.0.35-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gdb-6.6-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gdbm-1.8.3-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gdk-pixbuf-0.22.0-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gen-init-cpio-2.6.17-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gentoo-0.11.56-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gettext-0.16.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gftp-2.0.18-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ghostscript-8.15.4-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gimp-2.2.17-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  glib-1.2.10-6.pkg.tar.gz
  •  glib2-2.14.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  glibc-2.6-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  glproto-1.4.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gmp-4.2.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gnu-netcat-0.7.1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gnupg-1.4.7-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gnutls-1.6.3-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gpm-1.20.1-6.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gqview-2.0.4-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  grep-2.5.1a-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  groff-1.19.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  grub-0.97-7.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gsfonts-8.11-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gtk-1.2.10-7.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gtk2-2.10.13-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gtk-doc-1.8-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gtk-engines-2.10.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gtkspell-2.0.11-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gv-3.6.3-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gvim-7.1.12-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  gzip-1.3.12-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  hashalot-0.3-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  hdparm-7.6-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  heimdal-0.8.1-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  hicolor-icon-theme-0.10-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  hwdetect-0.8-8.pkg.tar.gz
  •  icewm-1.2.30-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  icon-naming-utils-0.8.2-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  id3lib-3.8.3-8.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ifenslave-1.1.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  imagemagick-6.3.5.3-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  imake-1.0.2-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  imap-2006j2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  imlib-1.9.15-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  imlib2-1.4.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  initscripts-2007.08-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  inputproto-1.4.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  intltool-0.35.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  iproute-070313-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  iptables-1.3.8-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  iputils-20070202-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ipvsadm-1.24-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ircd-2.11.1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ircii-pana-1.1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  irssi-0.8.11-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  isapnptools-1.26-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  isdn4k-utils-3.2p1-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  ispell-3.3.02-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  jade-1.2.1-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  jfsutils-1.1.11-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  joe-3.5-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  kbd-1.12-6.pkg.tar.gz
  •  kbproto-1.0.3-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  kernel26-2.6.22.1-4.pkg.tar.gz
  •  kernel-headers-2.6.21.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  kexec-tools-1.101-7.pkg.tar.gz
  •  klibc-1.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  klibc-extras-2.2-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  klibc-udev-113-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  lame-3.97-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  lcms-1.16-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  less-406-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  lesstif-0.95.0-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  lesstifextensions-9.0.9-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  lftp-3.5.11-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libao-0.8.6-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libarchive-2.2.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libart-lgpl-2.3.19-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libcap-1.10-2.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libcroco-0.6.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libcups-1.2.12-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libdatrie-0.1.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libdmx-1.0.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libdownload-1.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libdrm-2.3.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libelf-0.8.9-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libevent-1.3b-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libexif-0.6.16-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libfontenc-1.0.4-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libfs-1.0.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libgcrypt-1.2.4-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libglade-2.6.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
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  •  libgsf-1.14.5-1.pkg.tar.gz
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  •  libsasl-2.1.22-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libsm-1.0.3-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libsndfile-1.0.17-1.pkg.tar.gz
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  •  libtiff-3.8.2-3.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libtool-1.5.24-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libungif-4.1.4-1.pkg.tar.gz
  •  libusb-0.1.12-1.pkg.tar.gz
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  •  libwmf-0.2.8.4-4.pkg.tar.gz
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  •  libxcomposite-0.3.2-1.pkg.tar.gz
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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-08-15
Votes: 1


Arch Linux is really good, you install it, the install is simple, but not easy, you start rolling, and it doesn't stop.
Arch Linux is one of the most bleeding-edge distros, you have always the last version of your software, it doesn't mean that Arch is less stable, but it means that some applications may need an intervention.


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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-08-12
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Fiftteen years ago, I started using Linux instead Windows as main operative system. I tested Fedora (distro I known in university), openSuse, Debian and finally, of course, Ubuntu. I hated six months cycles after two years, all were problems, especially with extra repositories, and I started to look for a Rolling Distro and found... ArchLinux. Twelve years later I don't have reinstalled OS on my three computers, all software works like first day, in their lastest versions, and with AUR packages, I don't needed extra repos.

With Arch, everything I need to do run in my computers is possible, stable and with best performance. Wiki and forums have all information I needed in these years. The live is perfect in my computers.

Thank you very much to ArchLinux Developers and Community!!


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Version: current
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-08-01
Votes: 15


I have been using Arch for like 3 years now or so. Jumping between Manjaro and Arch before now finally settling on Arch. Before I came to Arch I distro hopped like crazy. I used to use Ubuntu, but I got annoyed with the whole Amazon app and advertising. So I checked out Fedora, but it broke every few updates. Tried OpenSUSE. Every app I tried to install gave me issues about dependencies breaking it. I tried Mint, and it was rock solid. And just worked. But many packages were out of date. Like 5-7 years out of date (which they have improved on greatly in 19). However, I kept going from distro to distro every time one of them broke.

I kept winding up on the Arch wiki for advice on certain issues in other distros, and decided to give it a try. Booted up the iso, and got a command-line. I tried to follow the wiki, but had issues with a broadcom wifi card and gave up.

It wasn't until I started noticing the software availability in the Arch Repos and the AUR, and how beautiful other Arch users were able to make their systems look that I put it in my mind that I wasn't gonna allow it to beat me and that I would learn how to install it. After many YouTube videos, and many wiki reads, I finally got it figured out out got it installed and now its the easiest thing to do for me. It is the easiest system I have ever had to maintain. And any piece of software I could want or need is easily available for it. I still try other distros on my other machine just to see whats up with them, but I always find my way back to Arch somehow.

I honestly don't know where a lot of the elitism comes from people who use Arch. The only hard part is learning the manual install. After that its smooth sailing as long as you read the RSS and follow the wiki. Its a dream.


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