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 Arch In Depth

There are a lot of cliches about how the only thing that remains constant is change. That statement definitely applies to the Linux industry. Last year and the beginning of this has brought us a lot of changes. There are new technologies and distributions to pick from.
First of all, let me go ahead and say I'm not approaching Arch with a completely clean slate. I've heard things about Arch Linux before. I've heard that it resembles Slackware in the way it was lean and meant for "advanced users". I've heard about its package manager called Pacman which is supposed to be all the rage. I've heard itís optimized for i686 by default which can arguably improve performance. I've heard it's Gentoo without "all that compiling". So when Arch 0.7 got out a few days ago I simply had to try it out. Read More @ Linuxtimes.net

 (Submitted by editor Wed Feb 9, 2005 )


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