# Introduction

# Why this guide?

The Arch Wiki has this information spread across multiple pages, and I think this is much more clearly laid out and straight forward. It also contains some packages and decisions that are personal preference.

# Important other resources

The Arch Wiki is a very powerful resource. If you have any problems it's the first place to search for solutions
https://wiki.archlinux.org (opens new window)

Especially for the installation please read
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/installation_guide (opens new window)

Sometimes packages need manual intervention which is announced at
https://www.archlinux.org/news/ (opens new window)
So keep an eye on it or ideally subscribe to the mailing list at
https://lists.archlinux.org/listinfo/arch-announce (opens new window)

This tutorial is inspired by https://sourceforge.net/projects/ezos/files/ArchStuff/ (opens new window) and have taken out some stuff of it