Arch Linux

Arch Linux
1
is a lightweight and flexible
Linux distribution
2
.


Dependencies

Required

  • Anarchy Installer
    3
  • USB flash drive
    4

1. Setup

1.1. Create bootable USB

1.1.1. Download latest ISO

  1. Check latest release
    5
  2. Under Assets, click to download anarchy-<version>-x86_64.iso (external source)

1.1.2. Write ISO to USB

1.1.2.A. On Linux
  1. Insert USB with at least 2 GB of storage capacity
  2. Find USB path with fdisk
    6
    • e.g. sudo fdisk -l then look for /dev/sd*
  3. Write ISO to USB path with dd
    7
    • e.g. dd if=<iso> of=<usb> status=progress && sync

NOTE

See List partitions
8
(fdisk) and
Cloning an entire hard disk
9
(dd).

1.1.2.B. On Windows
  1. Download and install Rufus
    10
  2. Insert USB with at least 2 GB of storage capacity
  3. Open Rufus
    1. On Device, select USB
      • e.g. NO_LABEL (Disk 1) [32 GB]
    2. On Boot selection, click SELECT then select anarchy-<version>-x86_64.iso
    3. On Partition scheme, select GPT (the only option to work with UEFI firmware)
    4. Click START
    5. On ISOHybrid image detected dialog, select Write in DD image mode
    6. Click OK
    7. On Rufus warning dialog, click OK
    8. Click CLOSE

1.2. Boot USB

  1. Keep USB inserted (or insert if not)
  2. Reboot (or boot if turned off)
  3. During boot
    1. Press esc to go to Startup Menu
    2. On Startup Menu, press f9 to go to Boot Device Options
    3. On Boot Manager, select USB Hard Drive(UEFI)
    4. On screen menu, select Anarchy Installer x86_64 UEFI

2. Install

2.1. Begin automated installer

NOTE

The USB flash drive can now be safely removed.


References

Show Comments