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Archman GNU/Linux

Last Update: 2019-04-11 06:22 UTC


Archman GNU/Linux is an Arch Linux-based distribution which features the Calamares system installer and a pre-configured desktop environment. Archman also features the Pamac package manager to make installing new software easier.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 37 (292), 6 months: 36 (307), 3 months: 38 (292), 4 weeks: 48 (251), 1 week: 59 (174)

Average visitor rating: 8.86/10 from 22 review(s).


Archman Summary
Distribution Archman GNU/Linux
Home Page http://archman.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://archman.org/forum/
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Documentation https://wiki.archlinux.org/
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Download Mirrors http://archman.org/en/download/
Bug Tracker https://gitlab.com/groups/Archman-OS/-/issues
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Feature 2019.04 2018.11
Release Date 2019-04-03 2018-11-05
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1500-1600 1400-1500
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Deepin, GNOME, KDE Plasma, MATE MATE
Package Management Pacman Pacman
Release Model Rolling Rolling
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 2019.04 2018.11
Package 2019.04 2018.11
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.8 1.1.7
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (5.0) 5.0 4.4
bind (9.14.1) -- --
chromium (74.0.3729.108) -- --
cups (2.2.11) 2.2.11 2.2.8
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.4.1
e2fsprogs (1.45.0) 1.45.0 1.44.4
firefox (66.0.3) 66.0.2 63.0.1
freetype (2.10.0) 2.10.0 2.9.1
gcc (8.3.0) 8.2.1 8.2.1
gimp (2.10.10) 2.10.8 2.10.6
glibc (2.29) 2.28 2.28
gnome-shell (3.32.1) 3.30.1 --
gnucash (3.5) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02
gtk (3.24.8) 2.24.32 3.24.1
httpd (2.4.39) 2.4.38 2.4.37
inkscape (0.92.4) 0.92.4 0.92.3
k3b (19.04.0) -- --
kmod (26) 26 25
krita (4.1.8) -- --
libreoffice (6.2.3) -- --
linux (5.0.9) 5.0.5 4.18.16
Package 2019.04 2018.11
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- --
mariadb (10.3.14) -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.0) 1.20.4 1.20.3
mesa (19.0.3) 19.0.1 18.2.4
mysql (8.0.16) -- --
nautilus (3.32.0) -- --
NVIDIA (418.56) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (12.0.1) 8u192 8u192
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1 7.9p1
openssl (1.1.1b) 1.1.1b 1.1.1
perl (5.28.2) 5.28.1 5.28.0
php (7.3.4) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.15.4) 5.14.5 --
postfix (3.4.5) -- --
postgresql (11.2) -- --
Python (3.7.3) 3.7.3 3.7.1
qt (5.12.3) 5.12.2 5.11.2
samba (4.10.2) 4.10.0 4.8.5
systemd (242) 241.67 239
thunderbird (60.6.1) -- --
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.1
vlc (3.0.6) 3.0.6 --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.13.3 --
xorg-server (1.20.4) 1.20.4 1.20.3

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Average rating
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Version: 2019.04
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-04-13
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I have been skeptical of Arch based distros until I tried Archman. This has to be the best Arch distro because it works well on old machines. I installed on a hp 7700dc with 2gb ram and it boots fast and loads programs quickly on a hard disk. So far the OS has remain stable even with regular updates to the latest packages. I have been using Xubuntu for my old machine but now I have switched to Archman. I'm simply amazed by the work of the people that have put their time into building this great OS.


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Version: 2019.04
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-04-10
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Best Arch Based Distros Everything works great for me and is currently my distro of choice.


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Version: 2019.02
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-03-15
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Everything works great for me and is currently my distro of choice.


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