Learning phases 2, 3 and 5

Please read following essential posts
ArcoLinux Core Info
ArcoLinux Fast Track


You have downloaded the ArcoLinuxD or the ArcoLinuxB iso and have installed it either on a virtual machine or on an SSD.

We recommend clicking on “Start here” and work your way down the menu.

Use the search or listing page to look for specific items. Or simply explore the website.

On you will find also more info about Xfce, Openbox and i3. The rest of the desktops are ONLY documented here. provides more information on Xfce, Openbox and i3.
All the other desktops are ONLY documented HERE!

If you want to build your own ArcoLinuxB iso, then you go to

Installing Arch Linux or Phase 5 in our learning path can be found HERE.

You can learn how to build a distro from scratch via the Carli on


1 – Installation of ArcoLinuxD Fvwm3

1 – Installation of ArcoLinuxD Fvwm3

Install the desktop using CalamaresInstall the desktop using our scriptsInstall the desktop using ArcoLinuxBInstall the desktop using ArcoLinux tweak toolOPTION 1 : Installing the desktop with CalamaresSelect during installation what display manager and what desktop...

28 How to open a folder as root on Plasma

28 How to open a folder as root on Plasma

Solution : install thunar Dolphin is under constant development and their software engineers have a vision how a file manager should work. At some point in time they decided that security wise it is not opportune to open up a file manager -- dolphin as root. The...

2 Going over the FAQ of the Arch Wiki

2 Going over the FAQ of the Arch Wiki

I remember the following elements when reading this page. Arch Linux is a Do-It-Yourself distro a graphical installer is probably not going to be created you need 64 bits hardware it is a rolling release it follows the standard hierarchy standard for the file system...