How to install Arch linux from media source

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How to install ArchLinux

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## I isntall off Arch defaults being US keyborad and ethernet conection because I'm in US and I need to pull wireless firmware from the AUR, I'm also on west cost so time zone will me set to LA and user name is zzs.

##I partition drives first with gparted but u can use fdisk during install.

Boot media

# ping -c 5 google.com

##check ur internet connection fix if need use “ip link” set interface up.

## format your drives let say sda1 is ur main media and sda2 is your swap

# mkfs.ext4 /dev/sda1

# mkswap /dev/sda2 && swapon /dev/sda2

# mount /dev/sda1 /mnt

# nano /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist ## # out all ur server mirrors that are not near you

# pacstrap /mnt base

## Heres where the install begins

# genfstab -U -p /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab

# arch-chroot /mnt

# nano /etc/locale.gen ## remove # en_US.UTF-8

# locale-gen

# nano /etc/hostname ## Enter your host name (Computer name)

# echo LANG=en_US.UTF-8 > /etc/locale.conf

# ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime

# hwclock --systohc --utc

# systemctl enable dhcpcd.service

# pacman -S grub os-prober

# grub-install --target=i386-pc --recheck /dev/sda

# grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

# exit

# umount -R /mnt

# reboot

# login root

# passwd ##Set root Password

## create user account and directory and add to wheel group easier for networking

# useradd -m -g users -G audio,video,scanner,log,storage,disk,sys,network,power,wheel zzs && passwd zzs

# pacman -S base-devel ## Choose all u need sudo and build capibilities

# nano /etc/sudoers ## unpound# wheel group set to have password

# su zzs login asn new user or log off and back in as new user

## install sound framework

$ sudo alsa-utils alsa-plugins

$ sudo alsamixer ## set sound unmute/volume and if ati F6 choose sound card --ati is 2nd one

$ sudo alsactl store

## Install X framework/video/touchpad mine is ati or intel

$ sudo pacman -S xorg-server xorg-server-utils xorg-xinit mesa ttf-dejavu xf86-input-synaptics xf86-vidio- ati ## where ati add ur video

$ cp /etc/skel/.xinitrc ~/.xinitrc


##Arch is installed with the X framework

## Now we need to install the DE (desktop environment) of your choice.

## I will add links to this page one how to load individual DE's here. I need a break from typing is all.



##NOTE: Remember this: Before we enable NetworkManager we must first stop and remove dhcpcd or NetworkManager wont load properly and wont work; FUBAR. To do this we #systemctl stop dhcpcd.service and or && systemctl disable dhcpcd.service but make sure all ur network driver packages are installed. Then we #systemctl enable NetworkManager && systemctl start NetworkManager.
 
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