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Arch Linux is an independently developed, x86-64 general purpose GNU/Linux distribution versatile enough to suit any role. Development focuses on simplicity, minimalism, and code elegance. Arch is installed as a minimal base system, configured by the user upon which their own ideal environment is assembled by installing only what is required or desired for their unique purposes.


Arch-based projects


Linux distributions strongly inspired by Arch Linux.

Not Linux

Non-Linux projects based on Arch Linux.

Arch-based distros


Linux distributions based on Arch Linux for general use.

Specific purpose

Linux distributions based on Arch Linux with a specific purpose.

Pacman-based Linux distros

Linux distributions that use pacman as a package manager.

SystemD-free Arch-based distros

Linux distributions based on Arch Linux that implement alternative inits to SystemD.

Arch Linux Installers

Installers created specifically to facilitate the installation of Linux Arch.

AUR Helpers

Search and download

Search and build

Pacman wrappers




Other projects

Projects linked to or inspired by Arch Linux that do not belong to any previous category.

Inactive projects

Projects that were part of the listing but were discontinued or did not receive updates for a long time.


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