Arch Linux is a simple, lighweight Linux based distribution.
It follows a rolling-release model (current version is always up to date)
It provides a very comprehensive documentation within its wiki.
Arch Linux overview:
Arch compared to other distributions:
Package Manager and Build System
pacman: a lightweight, simple and fast package manager
Arch Build System, a ports-like system to make it easy to build and install packages from source.
The goal of pacman is to make it possible to easily manage packages, whether they are from the official repositories or the user's own builds.
Arch Linux community
Code of conduct:
IRC channels: #archlinux in irc.freenode.net:
HOW TO INSTALL ARCH LINUX
Arch Linux FAQ:
USB flash installation media:
Install Arch Linux on an USB key:
Install Arch Linux from VirtualBox: