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[News] Arch GNU/Linux Has a Place in Some People's Heart

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Arch Linux Review

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| Arch Linux is a rolling release distribution, meaning there is no specific 
| dates for new releases, it is continously developing, it is almost always at 
| the bleeding edge, with the most updated versions of packages.  
| This means you only have to install once, and then just keep updating arch, 
| and you will always have the most "recent release", this is one of the 
| aspects I like the most about Arch Linux  
| [...]
| Arch Linux is a great distro, it has almost always the latest package 
| versions available, it is optimized to run on modern computers, and is a 
| great option for the Desktop user, it may requiere a little of work to make 
| it work, but do not be afraid it is actually easy to make it, you just need 
| some time.    


My Distro is Better Than Yours…. Not!

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| The way to strengthen Linux is to work for the developers of the distro that 
| you like, to strengthen the community and to help others. The way to 
| strengthen the position of your favourite distribution is to promote it with 
| good public relations and to advertise its merits. Stay positive and we all 
| get better.    



Linux Review 11: Arch Linux

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| After 11 successful looks at Linux, I think I may have found my favorite...
| Arch Linux is a Linux distribution striving to Keep it simple. My opinions on
| this? Its great. Arch is lightweight and you can do anything in relation to
| Desktop Managers and configuration. I installed it on my Eee PC 904HA, and
| had similar results to Fedora. Sound from the headphone output is full of
| static, but I think that might be a hardware problem. Wireless basically
| worked out of box. Even with the core install, essentials to a laptop
| configuration were working. I went from there, installing and configuring
| X.org, GDM, Gnome, XFCE, and getting programs like Firefox, Pidgin, and
| OpenOffice.org. What I got out of doing this all by hand was a fast, slim
| system with only the essentials.
| [...]
| Arch is a nice Linux distribution. It is lightweight and fast. It works
| great, once you have it configured properly. It gives you flexibility. You
| only download things you need. I have to say, with all of these things
| together in one distribution, it is my favorite. I have to give it a 5/5. I
| think this will be my distribution of choice for a while. Until something
| similar to arch comes along with a better mixture of performance and
| features, Arch will be my favorite. For now, I will stop distribution hopping
| and stay with Arch.

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