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Learning phase 6

CARLI Customized arch linux iso

 
Learn how to build a distro from scratch
 

LEARNING PATH

You have been learning about Arch Linux and ArcoLinux via the 5 phases in our project. At some point in time you may wish to build your own distro/iso and start building it up from scratch. That is phase 6.

We advise you to start in the menu “Start here” and work your way down the menu.

The article “Goal and vision” will clarify what we aim for with the Carli project.

At the moment we are still thinking how to organize all the articles. We will change the structure as the project grows.

Check out the story line in the Carli menu.

Each month we will try to make another step in order to develop our own distro.

LATEST ARTICLES

14 Build a new Calamares

14 Build a new Calamares

In this video we show you all the steps you have to take to build and test out a new Calamares. It is super easy. Combined with article 13 - adding a local repo - you can be faster then the developers and become independent. You do not have to wait for anyone updating...

13 How to add your local custom repo to ALCI

13 How to add your local custom repo to ALCI

The core of ALCI is the packages list and ofcourse pacman.conf which will tell where the pacakages are. You can get the packages from: Arch Linux ArcoLinux Chaotic AUR ... many others But you can also create a local repo on your computer system. You build the packages...

12 How to figure out what to put on ALCI

12 How to figure out what to put on ALCI

ALCI is all about choosing packages and adding them too the packages.x86_64.  Here we show you where you can find the sources. Where to get the lego blocks and which ones to you want or need.

11 What if Calamares crashes when creating the partitions

11 What if Calamares crashes when creating the partitions

ALCI is designed to be as minimal as possible.  Hence our choice to make our personalized ALCI DWM. Gparted could be installed on the fly and you can do your workflow that way. But what if you just want to start from scratch and delete all partitions and go on with...