ArcoLinux Beta 24.06

ArcoLinux Beta 24.06

V24.06.05 ArcoLinux continues to evolve, offering specialized distributions to cater to the diverse needs of our user community. With the introduction of ArcoNet and ArcoPro, we aim to provide customized experiences for both beginners and seasoned professionals....
ArcoLinux Beta 24.05

ArcoLinux Beta 24.05

V24.05.01 Calamares The effort to support multiple bootloaders—Grub, systemd-boot, and rEFInd—on the ArcoLinux project involved a detailed and critical review of the Calamares installer’s configuration. Using the latest code as of April 1, 2024, the team managed...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.04

ArcoLinux Beta 24.04

V24.04.03 Transitioning to a More Flexible Bootloader Configuration Introduction: ArcoLinux is taking significant strides towards enhancing the flexibility and user control over its bootloader configurations. In a recent update, the ArcoLinux team announced a series...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

V24.03.02 ArcoLinux App Glade We can now build the Sierra (plasma) ISO We are thrilled to announce a significant update to the Arcolinux application, Glade, which now includes the much-anticipated feature of burning the Sierra ISO directly from the interface. Key...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 24.02

V24.02.04 ArcoLinux and XAMPP XAMPP is a free and open-source cross-platform web server solution stack package. The name XAMPP is an acronym, with each letter representing one of its key components: – X: Stands for cross-platform, meaning it can run on various...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 24.01

V24.01.03 EFI partition bigger Running out of EFI space should be avoided. We move from 300MB to 1000MB. This happened on a systemd-boot related system.It is the first time we see this. This never happened on GRUB. less kernels is better – for now We have...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.12

V23.12.03 RELEASE OF ALL ISOS Two desktops got a veto for release: Cutefish – menu crashes Ukui – no borders around windows All isos will be released ROFI MENU FOR OPENBOX Installing all 42 isos we noticed the super + d showing a Rofi menu was not present...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.11

V23.11.02 DK – a new tiling window manager DK is a Tiling Window Manager. Written by Nate Maia – https://bitbucket.org/natemaia/dk/src/master/ It is still very much in beta stage but coming to you this year as ArcoLinuxD scripts ArcoLinuxB iso ArchLinux...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.10

V23.10.01 Calamares We use the code from 02 September 2023 from github.com/calamares/calamares and called it 3.3.0 alpha...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.09

V23.09.03 Adding you network printer automatically We have added a systemd service so that your network printer is immediately installed. ArcoLinux Application Glade AAG has now the possibility to build the Ariser iso. https://ariser.eu Pacman.conf In order to have...
ArcoLinux Beta 23.07

ArcoLinux Beta 23.07

V23.07.01 SOFIREM – Software Installer and Remover Calamares gives us a huge selection of the best software out there. After rebooting you can not consult our selection anymore. With Sofirem we like to remedy that. Based on the Calamares files we give you...
ArcoLinux Beta 23.06

ArcoLinux Beta 23.06

V23.06.02 Arch Linux Migration We follow the change to the /etc/pacman.conf. Read the Arch Linux news article here : https://archlinux.org/news/git-migration-completed/ All projects have been changed: ArcoLinux isos Carli iso Alci isos Ariser iso Arcolinux App...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.05

V23.05.04 Discord server and forum functionality It does not replace our https://arcolinuxforum.com in any way. Discord developed another way to show posts and we are trying it out. May we ask you to follow the post guidelines. Give us as much information as...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.04

V23.04.03 xf86-video-drivers Years ago we made the decision to add the xf86-video drivers on our iso to get better compatibility with hardware. Thanks to our other projects like Carli 12 we wondered if that is actually still necessary with all the new packages and new...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.03

V23.03.01 How to put your personal configuration on the ArcoLinux iso Start with a clean install on a virtual machine. Make a copy/paste of .config and .local. Rice your system the way you like and use meld to know what files and folders you need to include for the...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.02

V23.02.01 Full installation and configuration of ArcoLinuxB Hyprland in 4K Xmonad, Bspwm and i3wm get a nice graphical application menu ATT and Archman ArchLinux Tweak Tool is ready for Archman. Hyprland tutorials Many Hyprland tutorials have been created and are...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 23.01

V23.01.03 Calamares and wayland We only started with Wayland (Hyprland and Sway) since the beginning of December. Let us see how wayland applications and configurations may influence other desktops. Mixing desktops is always a challenge but mixing Xorg and Wayland...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.12

V22.12.02 KEYSERVERS We have updated the content of /etc/pacman.d/gnupg/gpg.conf in order to receive the keys if we want to build a package from the AUR. New xanmod kernels Since the xanmod edge kernel is gone we have added others to our selection linux-xanmod...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.11

V22.11.02 ArcoLinuxS Zen We created a new iso with the linux-zen kernel. It is based on the ArcoLinuxS iso. The only thing that differs is the kernel. Any old iso out there will give you the possibility to install the Xanmod kernel IF you have internet ArcoLinuxS...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.10

V22.10.02 ATT Error in code made the ~/.config/qtile folder for example have root permissions and not user permissions. This is now fixed. Manually solved with “chown -R username:username folder” or right-mouse-click with thunar.   New ATT to reflect...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.09

V22.09.04 DRACUL theme All credits to the developers of the original Dracula icon theme. We have adapted the theme for Surfn and created an Arc theme for it. You can install it via ATT. archlinux tweak tool We have put a lot of time and energy in perfecting the ATT...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.07

V22.07.03 fix-sddm-conf improved Fix-sddm-conf is no longer an alias but a script. It will fix your /etc/sddm.conf and /etc/sddm.conf.d/kde_settings.conf if needed. ATT supports RebornOS We support now 13 isos based on Arch Linux. More information on RebornOS on this...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.06

V22.06.07 search the right way on youtube REMEMBER 42 ways to install Arch Linux PACE We got in touch with the developer to improve the pace application. If people use ‘rate-mirrors’ the app was unable to cope with all the hashtags in the beginning. That...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.05

V22.05.02 it is all arch linux In the end everything is Arch Linux. Use our ArcoLinux-Nemesis scripts to change anything Arch based into something you like. Arch Linux ArcoLinux Alci Ariser Carli EndeavourOS … ALCI and nemesis scripts In the end everything is...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.04

V22.04.01 Calamares We are using the new Calamares v3.2.54. Carli We have created a new Calamares v3.2.53 for Carli and made the build scripts easier. The Carli key and mirrorlist will be imported automatically with scripts 30 and 40. AA iso The AA iso is a joint...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.03

V22.03.08 Surfn Vimix Black New icon theme created with the combo of the folders from Vimix. Calamares We only rebuild Plasma with the latest Calamares version because of the incompatibility between the automount service and Calamares in the latest Plasma version....
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 22.01

V22.01.09 CARLI We have created more tutorials for the Carli project. Customized ARch Linux Iso We switched desktop – from Plasma to Xfce4. We changed building scripts – date in iso name. We added a grub theme. We added pulsewire instead of pulseaudio. We...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 21.11

21.11.05 Leftwm has now 16 themes – mesh – newest addition 21.11.04 Leftwm has 4 new themes – matrix – pi – parker – starwars leftwm-matrix leftwm-parker leftwm-pi leftwm-space leftwm-starwars Dusk – fork from Dwm It is...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 21.09

21.09.11 Calamares   During the advanced Calamares installation you can choose many packages. We have added these new packages: android-nativefier android-tools android-file-transfer android-sdk-platform-tools appimagelauncher blender-benchmark bpytop...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 21.07

21.07.3 Sublime-text-dev Sublime-text-dev has been changed into Sublime-text-4. Only ArcoLinuxL, ArcoLinuxS and ArcoLinuxD have been rebuild. Rest of the isos will keep version 21.07.02.Manually install sublime-text-4 or use our scripts in ~/.bin/stay-rolling....
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 21.05

21.05.9 Nvidia script Best is to launcht the Nvidia script sooner in Calamares to give users 100% freedom. Termite is end of life Termite was our central terminal emulator by far. We will now switch to urxvt.Many packages will have to change in the coming weeks....
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 21.03

21.03.11 Filesystems and encryption Thanks to the ArcoLinux Calamares Tool it is super easy to choose your initial filesystem before launching Calamares. We adapted the iso so we can also encrypt your harddisk. It all works But there is a side-note – Btrfs seems...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 21.01

21.01.8 color the arc folders anyway you want Horst3180 did a great job creating the folders for any filemanager on Linux. We are reusing the scripts from Linux Mint to be able to color the Arc folder and add our own icon expertise to make them nice on any of our 21...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 20.11

20.11.9 ArcoLinux Tellme Looking for new fun scripts I came across a github that enhances cowsay with images. We created a new package that you can install. It will not be on our isos. sudo pacman -S arcolinux-tellme-git I have used this project to explain how you can...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 20.9

20.9.2 arc-gtk-theme stopped supporting openbox The developers of the Arc theme decided to stop supporting openbox. We now install the package we had in the past to get the support back. Solution : sudo pacman -S openbox-arc-git .bin has a new script to make bluetooth...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 20.7

20.7.5 New number for the last release before our annual holiday.July and August is for family, friends and personal projects.Next iso is Mid September.   ArcoLinux Tweak Tool – Ukui added Ukui is ‘lightweight, useful, convenient and intuitive’....
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 20.6

20.6.5 Samba – user can share folder with right mouse click Samba is a way to share folders (and its content) between computers in your own network. Samba can be quite technical to set up. Not on ArcoLinux. In ArcoLinux or Arch Linux we run several scripts to...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 20.5

20.5.7 ArcoLinux Tweak Tool When you use the ArcoLinuxD iso and you did not select arcolinux-termite-themes-git during Calamares installation, you will end up with a termite that is not transparent and has a light gray background. If that is the case the ArcoLinux...
ArcoLinux Beta 24.03

ArcoLinux Beta 20.4

20.4.10 Arcolinuxb isos All ArcoLinuxB isos will boot into the desktop of choice except for qtile and deepin We started experimenting with Plasma to fix an issue. The solution was to boot immediately into its own desktop. As a result all ArcoLinuxB isos are now...