1 .Download Arch Linux ISO from official site: https://www.archlinux.org/download/
2. Create Live USB of Arch Linux using Etcher GUI tool:
Or You can use Rufus in Windows:
Once you have created a liveUSB for Arch Linux, restart your PC and boot from USB. While booting press Delete, F2, F10 or F12 key to go into boot menu.
3. Create partition.
Use the command fdisk to show and create partitions on your system:
If you have old partitions on your disk, you can delete them all using command:
wipefs -a /dev/sda
Be careful! This command destroy all data on your hard drive.
Select the disk you are going to partition:
Enter n – to create new partition, then program ask you to choose a disk number, enter 1, and then enter first and last block of dist (press Enter for default).
4. Create root partition. To format root partition use command:
5. Install Arch Linux
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
Use pacstrap script to install all necessary packages:
pacstrap /mnt base linux linux-firmware vim nano mc
Generate a fstab file to define how disk partition, block devices or remote file systems are mounted into the filesystem.
genfstab -U /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab
Use arch-chroot and set the mounted disk as root. Now Arch Linux is installed on the disk.
6. Setting up timezone
timedatectl list-timezones timedatectl set-timezone Europe/Kiev
7. Setting up Locale
locale-gen echo LANG=en_US.UTF-8 > /etc/locale.conf export LANG=en_US.UTF-8
8. Network configuration
echo name > /etc/hostname touch /etc/hosts