Learning phase 1

Please read following essential posts
ArcoLinux Core Info
ArcoLinux Fast Track


You have downloaded the ArcoLinux iso. Now you can install ArcoLinux either on a virtual machine or on an SSD.

We recommend clicking on “Start here” and working your way down the menu.

Use the search or listing page to look for specific items. Or simply explore the website.

On you will find articles about Xfce, Openbox and i3 as well as general Linux topics. provides more information on Xfce, Openbox and i3. The other 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

To learn how to build your own distro from scratch go to the Carli project on


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Superfast update of ArcoLinux

Superfast update of ArcoLinux

There are lots of more tutorials about updating. There is even two playlists on Youtube just about updating. Watching these videos will learn you how to manage your operating system. Here we just want to update and get on with our work. You can use these commands as...

Possible rescue when you run into issues with the livedvd

Possible rescue when you run into issues with the livedvd

You can login via TTY in ArcoLinux - No password required Bare metal = CTRL + ALT + F2 till F6 VirtualBox = right CTRL + F2 till F6 Then you need to update the pacman database with sudo pacman -Syyu Then you can install and remove packages with pacman. With df  you...

A quick tutorial how to set up obs-studio

A quick tutorial how to set up obs-studio

Obs-studio is a tool to stream your desktop, sound, webcam, ... to youtube and chat with your followers of your channel. Read more about it on Open Broadcaster Software at SETTINGSI added the "Automatically record when streaming".You...