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Arch Linux
Arch Linux logo.svg
Company / developerAaron Griffin an ithers[lower-alpha 1]
OS faimilyUnix-like
Wirkin stateCurrent
Soorce modelOpen soorce
Initial releaseMairch 11, 2002; 17 years ago (2002-03-11)
Latest releaseRowin release / installation medium 2017.03.01[1]
Mercatin targetGeneral purpose
Package managerpacman
Platforms
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
UserlandGNU
Default uiser interfaceCLI
LicenseFree saftware (GPL an ither licenses)[3]
Offeecial wabsteidwww.archlinux.org

Arch Linux (or Arch /ˈɑːr/)[4] is a Linux distribution for computers based on i686 an x86-64(amd64) airchitecturs.[5] However, it is slowly phasing out support for the i686 architecture, which will be dropped completely in November 2017.[6] Arch Linux is componed predominantly o free an open-soorce saftware,[7] an supports commonty involvement.[8]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aaron Griffin is the lead developer o Arch Linux.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Arch Linux - Releases". archlinux.org. Retrieved 2017-03-02.
  2. Bartłomiej Piotrowski (2017-01-25). "Phasing out i686 support". Arch Linux.
  3. "Licenses". wiki.archlinux.org. 2011-09-24. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
  4. "Pronnounciation [sic] of our beloved distribution's name". Osdir.com. 2005-08-24. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
  5. "Arch Linux - About". Archlinux.org. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  6. "What architectures does arch support". Retrieved 2017-03-16.
  7. "Explaining Why We Don't Endorse Other Systems". Gnu.org. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
  8. "Arch Linux". Distrowatch.com. Retrieved 2011-09-28.