User:Tharbad/Installing Arch

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Preparing the PC

This guide assumes that a Desktop Environment will be installed so stuff that are easily configured on the GUI, will be configured there. Why? because as sysadmin I prefer the easy path (Unless it'll compromise the system stability).

  1. Make sure we're using UEFI:
    # ls /sys/firmware/efi/efivars
  2. Start the NTP service
    # timedatectl set-ntp true
    1. Make sure it started without errors:
      # timedatectl status


  1. You have DHCP in your network