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Installing Arch Linux: past and present

Installing Arch Linux: dropped into root shell

The new Arch installation method automatically drops the user into a root shell, without any clue as to what to do next.

Hopefully you'll have the Arch Installation Guide open on another device, or printed out.

By Chris Duckett

Some would say that it is a long way from software engineering to journalism, others would correctly argue that it is a mere 10 metres according to the floor plan. During his first five years with CBS Interactive, Chris started his journalistic adven...