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A new Arch Linux installation image based on Linux Kernel 5.5.13 has been released. Arch Linux is a lightweight distribution for advanced users that always want the latest packages. The installation image is also handy as a recovery/emergency image after it comes with the most important Linux tools.

Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.

Currently we have official packages optimized for the x86-64 architecture. We complement our official package sets with a community-operated package repository that grows in size and quality each and every day.

Our strong community is diverse and helpful, and we pride ourselves on the range of skillsets and uses for Arch that stem from it. Please check out our forums and mailing lists to get your feet wet. Also glance through our wiki if you want to learn more about Arch.

Release Info
The image can be burned to a CD, mounted as an ISO file, or be directly written to a USB stick using a utility like dd. It is intended for new installations only; an existing Arch Linux system can always be updated with pacman -Syu.

Current Release: 2020.04.01
Included Kernel: 5.5.13
ISO Size: 649.0 MB


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