Requirements

Mininum:-
  • 64 bit x86_64 processor (Intel/AMD), with atleast 2 CPU cores. (32-bit not supported)
  • Any GPU/iGPU with OpenGl 3.3+ support.
  • Atleast 2GB DDR3/DDR4 RAM.
  • Atleast 10GB HDD/SSD storage. (Although installer will allow min 5.5GB)
  • Basic WPA/WPA2 compatible wifi card or ethernet supported motherboard.
Recommeded (Themed Edition):-
  • 64 bit x86_64 processor (Intel/AMD), with atleast 4 CPU cores. (32-bit not supported)
  • Any GPU/iGPU with OpenGl 3.3+ support.
  • 4-8GB DDR4 RAM (more the better).
  • 50GB HDD/SSD Space (more the better) (practically you would use a 500GB/1TB HDD/SSD)
  • WIFI and Ethernet Card.

GNOME Pure Edition

The GNOME Pure Edition of Arch Linux GUI helps you install Vanilla Arch Linux with the Stock GNOME Desktop Environment. It contains some of the the software from GNOME group. This is what users get after installing the GNOME Desktop Environment After a CLI installation. The packages provided in this edition are fewer than that in the above linked gnome group. However, this edition gives you a completely working gnome-desktop.

Some essential applications include:

  • Gedit: Text Editor
  • Gnome-Terminal
  • Nautilus: File Manager