Posts Tagged ‘Arch’

Fast, Clean, but needing work. Archbang in three words. Don’t get me wrong, the fortnight I’ve spent with Archbang have been great and as a distro, it’s one I’d strongly recommend. It’s quick, booting in about 20 seconds on Tecra, and uses only 60MB of RAM on a standard desktop. It gives a lot of […]

For those wanting a lightweight system, Gnome applications like GDM are simply too big. Here’s a quick and simply way to startup your graphical environment automatically from the command line login, be it Gnome or Openbox. This howto comes with help from the Arch Wiki. First open up a terminal (Applications>Accessories>Terminal) and type This copies […]

I mentioned earlier that I had issues getting Archbang to work on my Nvidia Geforce4 MX440-SE, and I did. Not being sure whether it was my fault, or Archbang’s, I swapped the PCI version of that card that I had in the case, to the AGP one I had spare, and changed it’s setting in […]

Whilst browsing the UF Cafe, I stumbled across this thread, requesting testers of an RC of a distro (or really, spinoff) known as ArchBang. Seeing how familiar I am with Crunchbang, the name grabbed my attention imediately. ArchBang is basically an Arch Live CD, with an Openbox desktop. The latest version is ArchBang 2.00 RC, […]