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Tried Arch Linux after 2 years: hummmmm

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I used Arch Linux from 2004 to 2006 with pleasure. In 2006 I decided to switch to Ubuntu. Today I decided to give Arch a try to see what’s happened in these 2 years.

1 - installation
The ISOs available on arch’s website are quite old, the latest is 2007.08-2, I think it’s time for an update. Anyway that’s not a big problem because I downloaded the FTP installer thus every package is downloaded from the Internet.

Here come the first real pain: the FTP installer ISO can’t install because of an annoying bug due to the updated pacman formats (actually it was easy to fix but they really need to release a working ISO).

2 - installing a graphic environment

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