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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 this link. ]

"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 purposes.

"To summarize: Arch Linux is a versatile, and simple distribution designed to fit the needs of the competent Linux user"

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