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I have tested the guided install for Arch Linux. It only works when you are on UEFI not on regular MBR.
Since my laptop does not have UEFI, it never work for me.
@jay Nice video presentation. I downloaded the Arch 2021.05.01 ISO, then booted up on a USB stick of the bootable OS using Balena Etcher, then ran the tty installer to install the system on a 120 GB external USB. I elected the KDE desktop. Everything installed as advertised and the system is running great.
Are the AUR helpers supported in Arch? I tried installing yay or paru tonight, but after cloning the github project for both and attempting to install, I can’t seem to get it to work and cannot install either. Any advice on how this is best accomplished.
I’m glad to see that Arch finally has a installer, albeit a tty installer. The last time I installed Arch from scratch, it took about 3 hours of tedious work.
How old is your laptop? What model is it?
I don’t think the helpers are “supported” in terms of them being accepted by the community, but I’m not 100% sure if the community still has that stigma. I did a video a while back on setting up yay, which should still work today. I don’t remember off the top of my head which video that was, I think it was the pacman video if I’m not mistaken.
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