Category: arch


Replicate your system with self-hosted Arch Linux metapackages

I have spent a lot of time spent over the years to tweak my system to my taste. Things like Openbox, Vim, Zsh, Tmux have a myriad of options and plugins that I put effort into configuring, and also I have my collection of installed programs whose configuration files I tuned. When it comes to …

arch, linux

Save and restore your Arch Linux packages

Lately, I have been reinstalling Arch from scratch on several machines. When doing so, it is very handy to replicate your packages and that is actually very easy to do with Arch Linux. Create a package list The following command creates a list with your packages, that you can curate and store under private versioning …