How To Install Arch Linux Via FTP
May 20, 2009, 00:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Beck)
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
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"So why Arch Linux?
"The about page on the Arch web site says it very eloquently, so
I won't try to improve on it. Please read the about Arch Linux
page, it may answer a lot of your questions about Arch Linux.
"One of the questions this Arch Linux installation guide will
raise is, why bother writing another installation guide when the
official Arch Linux install guide and the beginner's guide are
already in the Arch WIKI? First let me say that the Arch community
has done a great job with both of the installation guides in the
WIKI and with the WIKI in general. The community has received
numerous compliments on the WIKI in the forum and else where. To
answer this question, let me start by quoting two sentences from
the about Arch Linux page. You did read it, didn't you?
"Arch is installed as a minimal base system, configured by the
user upon which their own ideal environment is assembled by
installing only what is required or desired for their unique
"To summarize: Arch Linux is a versatile, and simple
distribution designed to fit the needs of the competent Linux