On Switching to Arch Linux
Jan 30, 2012, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"First of all, nothing works out of the box. You will have to
manually set up the driver for your video card, support for your
sound card (which can be a little difficult if you use USB
headphones), wifi support, Xorg, your desktop environment and/or
window manager of choice, etc. If this sounds horrible to you, then
Arch probably isn't for you.
You also have to make lots of choices yourself. You start with
nothing and build your way up according to your own preferences, so
if you're the kind of person that doesn't enjoy tweaking or
researching and would rather just go with the flow and use whatever
your distro installs for you, then Arch isn't a good fit.