Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Tue 11th Aug 2009 00:47 UTC
Linux Hot off the compilation press, Arch Linux comes to its full 2009.08 grandeur with a myriad of new and updated features, including exciting new additions to be utilized in the AIF (Arch Linux Installation Framework) and more, detailed within.
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Congratulations Arch Linux
by Ford Prefect on Tue 11th Aug 2009 07:40 UTC
Ford Prefect
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2006-01-16

Back then, in 2003, I read an article here about a new Arch Linux release. It was one of the first releases they had ever. About 0.6 or sth.

I installed Arch Linux to give it a try. I ended up dumping my Debian installation for it.

Since then, I never reinstalled my system. Arch Linux progressed _a lot_, just as the linux kernel and a lot of userspace stuff did in the last five years.

My old Arch installation is still running. Some updates broke stuff, and you had to keep an eye on them: the transition of configuration files has to be done manually. But in the end, it is the same system as in 2003, but completely up-to-date with the latest and greatest.

Congratulations! This small "cutting edge" distro has proven to be a stable system; it never let me down.
Keep up the good work!

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