Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 21st Mar 2005 11:22 UTC
Linux 2003 was the year with Gentoo written all over it in the Linux universe. Last year was Ubuntu's & MEPIS'. I believe that Arch Linux's year is the current one. Read more for a comparison of Arch to existing distributions, and why we think it rocks and where we think it still requires some work.
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arch is ok, but ...
by bb_matt on Mon 21st Mar 2005 12:03 UTC

Even for experienced Linux enthusiasts, it's just a pain in the ass to install.

I installed it and got most stuff working after about 6 hours - the fact that pretty much nothing is configured during the install process makes post install a totally tedious exercise.

If your into spending time during post install to setup what really should have been done during the install process, arch Linux is for you.

I'll stick with Slackware 10.1 thanks.