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As you should know, the AIR is no longer included in Arch .iso, now we must install it using some install scripts, I wanted to try it, everything was boring (I had my reasons), so I re-installed Arch Linux, check this out.

First step: Download the .iso

Now instead of six different images, arch will only provide one, the netinstall multi-arch, you can download it here > www.archlinux.org/download/

Verify if it's correct, md5sum or something blabla you choose, burn the damn CD and boot using it u.u

Second step: Keyboard layout

This is something extremelly important if you don't use an en_US keyboard as me, so you have to load the right keymap

# cd /usr/share/keymaps/i386/qwerty && loadkeys br-abnt2

Third step: Partition disk and format

As I always have problems with cdisk, I've used my old arch partition, which were in /dev/sda6

# mkfs.ext4 /dev/sda6

Fourth step: Mount the partitions

I just use the root partition when I'm installing a new system, so I did just once.

# mount /dev/sda6 /mnt

Fifth step: Install the base system

Before doing this, give a look at /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist, because the main server is throttled to 50 kb/s

After that, everything went fine.

# pacstrap /mnt base base-devel

Sixth step: Generate fstab

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

Seventh step: Chroot into your Arch system yey

# arch-chroot /mnt

Eighth step: Configurations files

As this part is too long, I will try to resume it.

/etc/rc.conf only works now with NETWORKING and DAEMONS, yes, that's right.

HOSTNAME > /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname
I put archlinux, what about you?

CONSOLE FONT > /etc/vconsole.conf

LOCALE > /etc/locale.conf and /etc/locale.gen

TIMEZONE > /etc/timezone and /etc/localtime

HARDWARE CLOCK > /etc/adjtime

KERNEL MODULES > /etc/modules-load.d/

Nineth step: Configure the network  

As I was using wired connection, I just added network to the daemons

Tenth step: Create an initial ramdisk environment

easy easy easy

# mkinitcpio -p linux

Eleventh step: Install and configure the bootloader

I use Grub2, yes, so

# pacman -S grub-bios
# grub-install --target=i386-pc --recheck /dev/sda
# mkdir -p /boot/grub/locale
# cp /usr/share/locale/en\quot/LC_MESSAGES/grub.mo /boot/grub/locale/en.mo
# grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

Twelfth step: Root password

# passwd

Thirteenth step:  Unmount the partitions and reboot

YOU'VE REACHED THE END!

# exit
# umount /mnt
# reboot

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Now it's the post installation, I don't want to spend a lot of time in here, so I will tell what I did

Enable the multilib repo
Choose the faster mirrors
Initialize package verification
Update the System
Adding a yourself as an User
Install and configure sudo
Configure ALSA
Install X
Install ATI and Intel graphic drivers  
Install touchpad drivers
Configure X
Install dbus and add it in daemon
Install fonts
Install xfce4
Install common applications
Install themes
Install engine-themes like unico and stuff
Install Slim
Configure inittab for Slim
Configure slim to exec startxfce4
Tweak your sistem

I must say one thing, I've tried to use awn and didn't like it, tried docky, didn't like it, I'm back to my old friend xfce4-panel, doing what I want perfectly :D

I will try tint2 later for panel.

Arch Linux
My pretty dark arch :3

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thanks for the fav!
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you're welcome :)
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ty 4 the fav!!
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you're welcome :)
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Thanks for the fav! :)
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you're welcome :)
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What? D:
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hello
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hello there o/
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