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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no need to reinstall arch...
by quiet on Mon 21st Mar 2005 14:09 UTC

"Even touching the word "TCO" would be completely stupid. I mean what is always claimed is that a linux box just runs and bla bla bla. Thing is, you have to change distro at least once a year to keep up to date... Linux is no wonder, it's hype.

It's a software aimed for students who has time and don't run anything critical and can afford the time loss of reinstalling software every N months.

Well it's proven once again what so many others for so long have known.

Stability or low TCO means *BSD, Solaris, OSX or Windows..."

The lovel thing about arch is that it's a rolling distribution.. so there's no reason to reinstall "every Nmonths" because a simple pacman -Syu will give you your latest version...just like gentoo...