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Awesome Arch-based Projects

A complete list of Arch-based projects

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Last Update: Feb. 28, 2021, 12:01 a.m.

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Linux

The community maintained continuation of 32-bit support for Arch Linux.

A distribution of Linux for ARM computers.

Not Linux

A derivative work of Arch Linux porting it to the GNU Hurd system with packages optimised for the i686 architecture.

ArchLinux as a WSL Instance.

Desktop

A professionally made Linux based operating system that is a suitable replacement for Windows or macOS.

A full-featured distribution.

A lightweight distribution based on Arch Linux.

A Minimalistic Linux Distribution, Focused On Aesthetics & Based On Arch Linux.

An Arch Linux-based distribution which features the Calamares system installer and a pre-configured desktop environment.

A GNU/Linux distribution that is based on Arch Linux.

A rolling release Linux distribution based on Arch Linux.

A distribution based on Arch Linux and featuring the Openbox window manager as the primary desktop interface.

A desktop operating system based on (and compatible with) the Arch Linux distribution.

A new (190612) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid.

A modern OS based on Arch Linux, built for day-to-day operations with tons of packages & features.

Arch Linux based distro.

Lightweight, portable and flexible Linux based on Arch, Puppy, Porteus.

A simple GNU/Linux distribution based on Arch Linux which provides you a stable Arch Linux with i3 window manager.

A security-focused desktop operating system that aims to provide security through isolation (Unofficial Archlinux Template).

Specific purpose

(Security/Forensics) - An Arch Linux-based distribution designed for penetration testers and security researchers.

(Security) - A distribution for security professionals and researchers based on Arch Linux.

(Data Rescue) - An Arch-based Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM or USB drive, designed for repairing a system and data after a crash.

(Data Rescue) - A distribution based on Arch Linux.

(MythTV) - An attempt to make the installation of GNU/Linux and MythTV as trivial as possible.

(Server) - A Linux distribution designed to greatly reduce the amount of time required to set up and maintain common network services.

(Assistive) - A re-spin of the Arch Linux live ISO image, modified to include speech and Braille output for blind and visually-impaired users.

(Raspberry Pi/ARM/Audio) - Yet another linux audio distribution for embedded boards.

(Android Developers) - A user-friendly Linux distribution made for Android developers.

(Raspberry Pi/ARM) - A โ€œremasterโ€ of Arch Linux ARM.

Pacman-based Linux distros

A user-friendly and powerful distribution and live CD originally forked from Arch Linux.

KaOS is an independent distribution focused on Qt and KDE.

SystemD-free Arch-based distros

An Arch Linux based distribution featuring the S6 init software in place of systemd.

A fork (or continuation as an autonomous project) of the Arch-OpenRC and Manjaro-OpenRC projects.

A community driven effort to provide a fully free (as in freedom) operating system that is stable, secure, simple, lightweight that tries to Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS) with Long Term Support (LTS).

An unofficial "libre" variant of Arch Linux.

Arch Linux Installers

Arch Linux Fast Installer : tutorial installer

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GPL-3.0

A simple and intuitive Arch Linux installer.

Search and download

A flexible command line client for Arch Linux's User Repository

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5m
MIT

Make it easy to manage your local Arch Linux repository.

62
9
5m
MIT

Python) - Retrieve PKGBUILDs and local source files from Git, ABS and the AUR for makepkg.

Bash) - A helper for the Archlinux User Repository (AUR).

Search and build

Helper tools for the AUR.

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82d
ISC

An AUR helper (and library) in Python 3.

58
12
58d
n/a

Build tool for Arch Linux providing control, review and jailed build options

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19
49d
GPL-3.0

Python) - An extension of Powerpill with AUR and ABS support.

Bash) - Simple shell script used to manage a local archlinux repository.

Pacman wrappers

A secure, multilingual package manager for Arch Linux and the AUR.

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23d
n/a

An AUR helper that minimizes user interaction

77
4
1y 61d
ISC

Pacman wrapper with AUR support

123
12
10m
GPL-3.0

AUR helper with minimal dependencies. Review PKGBUILDs all in once, next build them all without user interaction.

558
59
15d
GPL-3.0

Lightweight AUR Package Manager

692
36
95d
n/a

Yet another Yogurt - An AUR Helper written in Go

6.01K
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GPL-3.0

Graphical

lightweight GUI package manager + update notifier (with full AUR support) for Arch Linux, originally by Bob Henry Pirkle

17
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3y 20d
n/a

A CLI TUI menu driven bash shell script supporting updates, maintenance, backups and system checks for an Arch based Linux distro

117
15
10m
n/a

Arch Linux AUR Helper with ncurses functionality and better searching and sorting

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5
108d
GPL-3.0

Vala | GTK3) - Graphical Package Manager for Manjaro Linux with Alpm, AUR, Appstream, Flatpak and Snap support.

Python | GTK3) - Basic GTK interface to (install|remove|upgrade) packages with pakku.

C++ | Qt5) - A graphical user interface for the Arch Linux package management tool pacman.

Maintenance

Determines out-of-date AUR packages w.r.t. upstream version

33
6
5m
GPL-3.0

PKGBUILD management framework for the Arch User Repository

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12
10m
GPL-2.0
5
4
7m
GPL-3.0

Tools for the Arch Linux distribution for building and maintaining official repository packages.

Alerts you to upstream activity.

Other

A script to fetch and display AUR package comments

11
1
2y 4m
ISC

A set of utilities for managing AUR votes

6
0
1y 11m
MIT

Query alpm database and AUR

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16
9m
n/a

Haskell library for accessing Aurweb RPC interface.

AUR-related modules and helper utilities (aurploader, aurquery, aurtomatic).

Rust library for accessing Aurweb RPC interface.

Other projects