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Contents

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Preface

Introduction

License

The Arch Way

About this guide

Preparation

Obtain the latest installation media

Write the ISO image on a CD/DVD or USB stick

Install over the network

Install on a virtual machine

Boot Arch Linux Installation Media

Test if you are booted into UEFI mode
Troubleshooting boot problems

Installation

Change the language

Establish an internet connection

Wired

Wireless

xDSL (PPPoE), analog modem or ISDN

Behind a proxy server

Prepare the storage drive

Example

Mount the partitions

Select a mirror

Install the base system

Generate an fstab

Chroot and configure the base system

Locale

Console font and keymap

Timezone

Hardware clock

Hostname

Configure the network

Wired

Wireless

xDSL (PPPoE), analog modem or ISDN

Configure pacman

Create an initial ramdisk environment

Set the root password

Add a user

Interactive method

Non-interactive method

Deleting the user account

More information

Install and configure a bootloader

For BIOS motherboards

Syslinux
GRUB

For UEFI motherboards

EFISTUB
GRUB

Update the system

Unmount the partitions and reboot

Extra

Sudo

Sound

Graphical User Interface

Install X

Install a video driver

Intel integrated graphics
Nvidia cards
ATI/AMD cards
SiS cards

Install input drivers

Configure X

Test X

Troubleshooting

Fonts

Choose and install a graphical interface