The ArcoLinux project started on 1st of September 2017.
It finds its origins in ArchLabs and evolves into ArchMerge later to be renamed into ArcoLinux.

Several githubs will no longer be used and/or maintained

Several githubs will no longer be used and/or maintained

The video highlights an update regarding ArcoLinux, specifically focusing on changes to their GitHub repositories. The presenter explains that certain ArcoLinux repositories are now deprecated and will no longer be updated. Instead, users are encouraged to transition...

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ArcoLinux releases ArcoLinuxB Plasma 6

ArcoLinux releases ArcoLinuxB Plasma 6

By default there is no ricing at all - no ArcoLinux Plasma configurations at all Download it from AAG and give us feed-back.https://ant.seedhost.eu/arcolinux/aag/ There are packages on board to do at least some ricing.Let us provide you with the list of tips from the...

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ArcoLinux adds Donorbox to the donation page

ArcoLinux adds Donorbox to the donation page

This text announces the addition of a Donorbox to the ArcoLinux donation page, allowing for both Stripe and PayPal donations, including one-time or monthly contributions. The text emphasizes the value of steady income through donations, highlighting the benefit of...

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Makeover of all Arcolinux websites Feb 2024

Makeover of all Arcolinux websites Feb 2024

The speaker discusses the periodic redesigns of their website, with the latest overhaul occurring at the beginning of 2024, emphasizing the importance of responsive design to ensure compatibility with devices like iPads, iPhones, and Samsung smartphones. They...

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Building ISOs just became 4.000 times more interesting

Building ISOs just became 4.000 times more interesting

This text announces significant news regarding the ability to add any package from the Chaotic AUR repository into the build process of ArcoLinuxB ISOs. ArcoLinuxB, designated for "building," now offers enhanced flexibility, allowing users to incorporate thousands of...

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New isos released RT and RT-LTS kernels

New isos released RT and RT-LTS kernels

ArcoLinux has released all ISOS on AAG for beta testing prior to the official release on 1st March. Users can test the ISOS and report any issues. Some kernels may cause problems, so users are advised to test them on non-essential machines....

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ArcoLinux in a nutshell

ArcoLinux in a nutshell

What is ArcoLinux? In short - get cape, wear cape and flyBecome a Linux expert ArcoLinux is a distribution based on Arch Linux. ArcoLinux installs with a graphical installer (Calamares) with ease and comfort. There are 3 major projects. ArcoLinux is a learning...

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Holiday release

Holiday release

The video gives you all the information you need. In short: Because of the move from the bike.seedhost server to the ant.seedhost server (see article Migration from SH3 to SH2) the url bike.seedhost returns a error 404 when trying to reach it. Because of that the isos...

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Migration from SH3 TO SH2 on seedhost

Migration from SH3 TO SH2 on seedhost

Change the word bike into ant in the file /etc/pacman.d/arcolinux-mirrorlist. Sublime-text-4 is the ideal editor to save the file again. Then you will not see these messages again. Here is a video about the good news. It means we are getting more popular and we need...

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ArcoLinuxL and ArcoLinuxS see the daylight

ArcoLinuxL and ArcoLinuxS see the daylight

ArcoLinux iso - the flagship - will keep all its software but no longer contains Openbox and i3wm. You can select Openbox or i3wm in Calamares if you want them. This iso has been renamed to ArcoLinuxL. XL as in extra large. All the software we need to develop our...

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ArcoLinux created 18 isos for you to download or build

ArcoLinux created 18 isos for you to download or build

ArcoLinux Welcome AppThanks to the efforts of Brad Heffernan we now have an ArcoLinux Welcome App. It will give you an immediate overview of all the information that matters for our distribution. The app will start on a live usb with the message to use gparted to...

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Makeover of all Arcolinux websites Jan 2020

Makeover of all Arcolinux websites Jan 2020

Improvements concerning all the sites consistency in home page homepage - gets list of the latest articles start here menu is consistently present start here is built up as first start guide for the user - begin at top and end at bottom of menu there is just one...

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ArcoLinux Coreteam welcomes 5 new members

ArcoLinux Coreteam welcomes 5 new members

People often ask how do you become part of a linux community like ArcoLinux. My answer is always the same: be passionate about what you do get engaged become part of the community - forums, telegram, discord, social media, ... do the work without being asked betatest...

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Launch of a new project called ArcoLinuxB Xtended

Launch of a new project called ArcoLinuxB Xtended

Thanks to the work we have done in adding more packages for every desktop we can now be more flexible. You can divide the packages into two categories: desktop essential elements (arcolinux-bspwm, ...) non-desktop essential elements (arcolinux-config-bspwm, ...) We...

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ArcoLinux releases a new desktop : LXQt

ArcoLinux releases a new desktop : LXQt

On the website of LXQt and the Arch wiki we can inform ourselves about this desktop. A lightweight desktop is how the developers describe the desktop and we have to admit that is the case. Lightweight and responsive desktop with all the necessary configuration tools...

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2019/07 Release of ArcoLinux -D -B isos to the AAG

2019/07 Release of ArcoLinux -D -B isos to the AAG

THE ISOS have been released to AAG what is aagAUDIT the isos ofarcolinux arcolinuxd ArcolinuxbaVAILABLE ON SEEDHOST IN aag FOLDERhttps://ant.seedhost.eu/arcolinux/AAGREPORT ANY ISSUES ON DISCORDbefore the official release dateyour effort is appreciatedbEST TO install...

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5 new medallion logos for ArcoLinux available

5 new medallion logos for ArcoLinux available

Thanks to the response of  Ivar Roode aka zver43 on Discord on one of my videos he jumped to the challenge to make a golden medallion for ArcoLinux. Not only did he do a marvelous job with it, he created five variations. gold silver bronze ArcoLinux blue white We can...

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Migrating to a higher performing server

Migrating to a higher performing server

Since January we are working and using seedhost as our main repository and we had only once an issue with a short downtime of the servers. We are actually quite pleased with the service. Since our bandwidth in our current service plan (SB6) is almost used up every...

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ArcoLinux starts with AAG or ArcoLinux Auditing Group

ArcoLinux starts with AAG or ArcoLinux Auditing Group

What is aaGAAG stands for ArcoLinux Auditing groupWhen is AAGone week on a MONTHLY basisWhere is AAGhttps://ant.seedhost.eu/arcolinux/aag/Who is AAG memberyou Why AAG AAG is the response on your demand. ArcoLinux users have asked to get access to the beta versions of...

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Use your torrent client to download our ArcoLinux isos

Use your torrent client to download our ArcoLinux isos

Since January we have a data server where we can host our isos and seed from there. See article here.We have started with ArcoLinux iso and ArcoLinuxD iso and will evaluate how that goes.On the download page you will see there is a third option to download the iso...

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ArcoLinux acquires high speed data server

ArcoLinux acquires high speed data server

January 2019 will be remembered as an important month. We have decided to buy a shared data server with high speed and enough disk space. Seedhost is the company, where we are hosting our repositories and isos. Seedhost in turn is using the datacenters...

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Getting ready for phase 6 ArcoLinuxiso.com

Getting ready for phase 6 ArcoLinuxiso.com

ArcoLinuxIso.com has been created for you. Creating ArcoLinux, ArcoLinuxD and ArcoLinuxB isos improve our grasp of building an iso. We will share that knowledge at some point in time. We have already created several tutorials that should be hosted on ArcoLinuxIso.com....

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ArcoLinuxB project merits its own website

ArcoLinuxB project merits its own website

ArcoLinuxB.com has been created for you. Building a personalized ArcoLinux is so easy and non-technical in ArcoLinux. Edit which packages you want. Delete or add software. Then run a script and wait for the result. Test the iso in a virtualbox and finally on ssd.

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11 desktops to download or build yourself

11 desktops to download or build yourself

ArcoLinuxB has been created for you. Building a personalized ArcoLinux is so easy and non-technical in ArcoLinux. Edit which packages you want. Delete or add software. Then run a script and wait. 15 minutes later you have a personalized ArcoLinuxB iso....

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Anniversary of ArcoLinux – 1 year

Anniversary of ArcoLinux – 1 year

First anniversary of ArcoLinux on September 15th 2018 We have decided to go through with the following changes after working a year on ArcoLinux. Launch date has been changed to the 15th of every month. This is better tuned to the work planning of the team and the...

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A new desktop is out on ArcoLinux – Plasma / Kde

A new desktop is out on ArcoLinux – Plasma / Kde

Articles and video’s will follow on a later date. Enjoy in the meantime this awesome desktop environment. This desktop is quite complete. There are setttings for every thinkable situation or hardware. You can theme it any way you want. Check it out on...

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A new desktop is out on ArcoLinux – Deepin

A new desktop is out on ArcoLinux – Deepin

Articles and video’s will follow on a later date. Enjoy in the meantime this awesome desktop environment. Fast, stable, sound effects, window effects, many menu possibilities, new applications to explore,… the list goes on. Check it out on...

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Live stream of ArcoLinux 20 april 2018

Live stream of ArcoLinux 20 april 2018

Topics of the live stream are  1. ArcoLinux and ArchMerge 2. Rolling Release means... 3. Websites, isos and learning phases 4. BYOI 5. Arch Linux explained - Arch Wiki installation 6. Deepin 7. Bspwm 8. Discord to chat to users and ArcoLinux team 9. 1st of May new iso...

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ArchMerge evolves into ArcoLinux

ArchMerge evolves into ArcoLinux

EVOLVES INTO Rebranding ArchMerge has been rebranded into ArcoLinux for several reasons. The most important being that the name no longer covers what we are doing. ArchMerge is a merger of Xfce, Openbox and i3. That was the initial idea behind the word "Merge".  Since...

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All tutorials on ArchMergeD Xfce have been created

All tutorials on ArchMergeD Xfce have been created

We Develop,we Document,we are Different, we are Diverseand you Decide the Desktop.  In phase 1 we use the iso of ArchMerge and all applications, themes, icons are all installed and tweaked out of the box. Your distro is set to go just like that. In phase 2 we use...

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All tutorials on ArchMergeD i3wm have been created

All tutorials on ArchMergeD i3wm have been created

We Develop, we Document,  we are Different, we are Diverse and you Decide the Desktop. In phase 1 we use the iso of ArchMerge and all applications, themes, icons are all installed and tweaked out of the box. Your distro is set to go just like that. In phase 2 we use...

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All tutorials on ArchMergeD Budgie have been created

All tutorials on ArchMergeD Budgie have been created

We Develop, we Document, we are Different, we are Diverse and you Decide the Desktop.   In phase 1 we use the iso of ArchMerge and all applications, themes, icons are all installed and tweaked out of the box. Your distro is set to go just like that. In phase 2 we...

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Let us move to the new forum @ archmergeforum.com

Let us move to the new forum @ archmergeforum.com

We started out with the forum based on fluxbb on https://arcolinux.com/bbs. After using it for a few months we agreed that we should move to a better suited platform to better accommodate our ArchMergers. We were losing a lot of time with...

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What changed in ArchMerge 6.1 compared to ArchMerge 6.0

What changed in ArchMerge 6.1 compared to ArchMerge 6.0

After the launch we listened to many youtube reviews and  read many articles about ArchMerge 6.0. Every piece of information was important and starting from your feed-back and our own work experience we decided to implement things or not. Libreoffice is one of the...

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Nick Petrov will join the ArchMerge team

Nick Petrov will join the ArchMerge team

Nick has been posting many great screenshots of ArchMergeD. We were very surprised how fast he was producing those great desktop environments you all love and liked so much. As it is our intention to give you a github for every desktop environment out there FULLY...

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ArchMerge has another designer logo you can use

ArchMerge has another designer logo you can use

Thanks to the effort and the talent of Cristian Pozzessere, his artworks can be found on deviantart, we can now share with you another beautiful logo to be use on your systems in conkys or to make your own wallpaper creation etc. Grey background not...

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ArchMerge has a forum

ArchMerge has a forum

We have opted to go with fluxbb (rather than phpbb) as a forum platform just like Arch Linux and with a similar look. We ask therefore all users to register at https://arcolinuxforum.com

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ArchLabs R2-D2 evolves into ArchMerge

ArchLabs R2-D2 evolves into ArchMerge

Thanks for the many comments in this very first article. There was no more information than this picture. Via different social media and mail I was asked to make a successor of ArchLabs R2-D2. It made me decide to continue the work I started at ArchLabs. Very much...

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