Lightweight distributions are becoming more and more famous and popular. Despite the fact that there are fewer and fewer computers with few resources, the number of lightweight distributions increases and with it, the desire for minimalism.
ArchLabs Linux Minimo is a lightweight distribution that uses the philosophy of Crunchbang and Arch Linux to offer a lightweight and resource-efficient operating system.
La ArchLabs Linux Minimal ISO image It occupies 1 Gb and contains everything necessary to have a functional operating system, although we can always make use of external repositories and external packages. Once we install ArchLabs Linux Minimo, the user is an OpenBox and Thunar environment as a file manager. OpenBox is accompanied by a Tint2 or Polybar top panel, as we prefer. During the first start, ArchLabs Linux Minimo will run a post install script It will not only tell us "Hello" but will also help us install and configure the applications we want to use.
The applications that ArchLabs Linux Minimo uses are quite light, so we have Audicious to play sound files and MPV to play videos. The web browser can be Chromium although we can also choose between Min and Midori. Distribution counts with VirtualBox modules for those users who want to use virtual machines and a tool that will allow us to connect wirelessly to any device or network, always visually.
Despite all this, ArchLabs Linux Minimo is a distribution aimed at expert users or at least with an intermediate level, since many of the usual operations that a distribution like Ubuntu does, in ArchLabs Linux Minimo we have to do them ourselves or perform them differently. way.
CrunchBang was a very streamlined distro and one of the lightweight distros that I liked the most. It is because of that ArchLabs Linux Minimo seems like a very promising distribution to me and possibly the next to be on my computers. Y What do you think?