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Arch Linux moves up to Linux 3.0

Aug 29, 2011, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The Arch Linux 2011.08.19 installation media features support for Linux 3.0 and the syslinux bootloader, and offers experimental Btrfs and NILFS2 file-systems, and more flexible source-file selection.

Arch Linux is a rolling-release distro (as is Gentoo), making packages available to the distribution shortly after they are released upstream. Since Arch Linux doesn't draw attention to itself with release announcements, it's easy to forget about it.

Yet, since the last time we checked in on Arch Linux, the command-line driven distro has grown into a formidable contender.

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