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Kicking the Tires on Arch Based Antergos

Like Manjaro, Antergos bills itself as an easier way to experience Arch. The distro was first released in 2012 as Cinnarch, using the Cinnamon desktop, but changed its name in 2013 when it switched to using GNOME 3 as its default desktop because of difficulties keeping Cinnamon current in a rolling release, due to GTK compatibility issues. Almost immediately after its initial release, Cinnarch/Antergos developed a sizable following and currently ranks 22nd on DistroWatch’s ???Page Hit Ranking.???