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My Arch Linux Setup with Plasma 5

Arch Linux is a general purpose GNU/Linux distribution that provides most up-to-date software by following the rolling-release model. Arch Linux allows you to use updated cutting-edge software and packages as soon as the developers released them. KDE Plasma 5 is the current generation of the desktop environment created by KDE primarily for Linux systems. In this post, we will do a complete installation of Arch Linux with Plasma 5 as the desktop environment.

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Arch Installation Guide

You must be thinking - yet another installation guide! There is no dearth of Installation guides of Arch on web. So why another one?

With advancements like BTRFS file system, UEFI motherboards and modern in-development desktop environment like Plasma 5; traditional Arch Wiki guide and Arch Beginners’ Guide can only be of a limited help. After I got my new desktop, my goal was to setup it with a modern setup. I decided to go with Arch Linux with btrfs file system and Plasma 5 desktop. Coming from OSX, I just love how far linux has come in terms of looks - quite close to OSX!

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