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1.1B: Arch family

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  • Arch Linux

    This distribution is a very popular name amongst Linux enthusiasts. It is very popular because it allows the user to tailor-make their Linux distro to their taste.  Arch Linux provides a solid base for you to work with, while still allowing for expansion and complete customization.

     

    Arch is fast, stable, and secure and also allowing you to have a great experience even on older computers. Building your own distro the Arch way is not for the Linux newbie nor is it for the faint-hearted. If you don’t want to build or customize your own distro, there are some very awesome Linux distros for you to choose from that have the very stable, secure and fast Arch foundation.

     

    Arch Linux: allows the user to tailor-make their Linux distro to their taste.

    Manjaro: one of the most popular arch based distros because of its superior development.

    Chakra: Linux is a unique distro that focuses on KDE and Qt - it is a very user-friendly.

    VeltOS: has its own Graphene Desktop, a simple interface designed to give you quick access to all your applications and settings.