Learning phase 1


You have downloaded the ArcoLinux iso. Now you can install ArcoLinux either on a virtual machine or on an SSD.
We advise you to start in the menu “Start here” and work your way down the menu.

Then you can use the menus, categories, tags and the search to look for specific items. Or just venture your way around our website.

On you will find articles about Xfce, Openbox and i3 but also about general linux topics.

On you will find also more info about Xfce, Openbox and i3. The rest of the desktops are ONLY documented on

“Any desktop” articles means they apply to all the desktops.

If you want to build your own ArcoLinuxB iso, then you go to

Installing Arch Linux or Phase 5 in our learning path can be found on

You can learn how to build a distro from scratch via the Carli project. will provide you with that knowledge.