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Welcome to the ArchWiki: your source for Arch Linux documentation on the web.

Visit the Table of contents for a listing of article categories.

The distribution

Arch Linux
Brief overview of Arch Linux describing what to expect from an Arch Linux system.
The Arch Way
Illustrates the principles and philosophy of Arch Linux.
Arch compared to other distributions
Summarizes the similarities and differences between Arch and other distributions.
Arch Linux press coverage
What they say about us.
Beginners' guide
Detailed guide through the whole process of installing and configuring Arch Linux.
Installation guide
Concise installation guide aimed at experienced Arch users.
General recommendations
Annotated index of post-installation tutorials and other popular articles.
FAQ
List of common and frequently asked questions.

Our community

Getting involved
Describes various ways Archers can contribute to the Arch community.
ArchWiki:Contributing
If willing and able to contribute to the wiki, please see this article for ideas.
Help:Editing
Short tutorial on editing and contributing to the Arch Linux wiki.
International communities
Collection of links to the Arch Linux communities around the world.
Forum etiquette
Guidelines for Arch forum members.
IRC channels
Get together with your fellow Archers for a good chat.

Help

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