Arch FAQ

Find out if Arch Linux has the software you need

How to enable the Arch Testing Repository
Edit the /etc/pacman.conf file
Uncomment out the testing repository line and save the file.

How to install xorg
pacman -S xorg xorg-server xorg-xinit

Setup Virtualization
First insure you BIOS has all AMD or Intel Virtualization feature enabled
pacman -S openbsd-netcat
pacman -S bridge-utils
pacman -S qemu
pacman -S libvirt
pacman -S virt-manager
pacman -S virtviewer
systemctl start libvirtd.service

How to modify GRUB boot parameters
Install grub-customizer
sudo pacman -S grub-customizer

How to setup HP Printer (Photosmart, DeskJet, OfficeJet, LaserJet, Business InkJet)
pacman -S hplip
pacman -S cups
systemctl enable cups
systemctl start cups
hp-setup -i

How to Sync Arch package database list
pacman -Ssy

How to install a package on Arch
pacman -S "packagename"

How to remove a package on Arch
pacman -R "packagename"

How to perform a full Arch update
pacman -Syu

How to add yaourt to download AUR packages
pacman -S base-devel
Edit - /etc/pacman.conf
SigLevel = Never
Server =$arch
pacman -Sy yaourt

No sound as root
systemctl --user enable pulseaudio.socket

Linux Startup scripts

Startup GUI apps

Get the interface name
ip link show

Start or Enable the network interface
systemctl start dhcpcd@interfacename.service