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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
Overview of Arch Linux describing what to expect from an Arch Linux system.
Frequently asked questions
Notable questions and facts about the distribution.
Arch compared to other distributions
Summarizes the similarities and differences between Arch and other distributions.
Installation guide
Guide through the process of installing Arch Linux.
General recommendations
Annotated index of post-installation tutorials and other popular articles.
List of applications
Categorized presentation of common official and AUR packages.

Our community

Code of conduct
Guidelines for the Arch community.
Getting involved
Describes various ways Archers can contribute to the Arch community.
International communities
Collection of links to the Arch Linux communities around the world.
Arch IRC channels
Get together with your fellow Archers for a good chat.

Wiki interaction

Find clarifications if you struggle to understand instructions in some articles.
How to search the wiki, find related articles and view the wiki offline.
The starting point for those willing to contribute to the wiki.
Tutorial on editing articles and introduction to wiki text syntax.