OSNews: Arch Linux: Why It Rocks
Mar 22, 2005, 01:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)
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"2003 was the year with Gentoo written all over it in the Linux
universe. Last year was Ubuntu's & MEPIS'. I believe that Arch
Linux's year is the current one. Read more for a comparison of Arch
to existing distributions, and why we think it rocks and where we
think it still requires some work.
"Arch is an i686-optimized Linux distributions based upon the
ideas of CRUX and Slackware. It incorporates their stability, speed
and most of all, their keep-it-simple philosophy. When Judd Vinet
started Arch towards the end of 2001 he did it because he needed n
operating system that resembled CRUX or Slackware but with a
package manager that had the ability to track dependencies..."