New Logo

Thanks to Mr Altman for creating a new ArchBang logo Just got figure out how to add it to blog….

Quick Update syslinux fixed..

Uploading another beta which is even more up to date (linux 5.2.3). Syslinux now loads microcode during install. Will need to work on Bootctl at some point but its far will need more work. For…

Microcode in ArchBang

Turns out ArchBang installer is not loading microcode during install. Latest iso (2407) fixes issue. Basically abinstall now checks vender_id and loads microcode into /boot. ArchBang iso runs both amd/intel but image is loaded via…

Warning old iso issue

A user called barchie contacted me about an issue with isos, turns out that overlay files are still marked as mrgreen:http. Basically I run source files from my /home directory and thought that my build…

Change back to Openbox

Did quite a bit of thinking regarding using i3 with ArchBang and it was starting to be obvious that many new users would be put off by tiling. Openbox is a comfortable window manager, easy…

Tiling version… installing

I have been asked about new tiling version of ArchBang and how to install it. As this is more of a test iso I have not updated Guide yet, as it does need more work….

Finally summer has arrived

Uploaded Summer Release, no real surprises…just more up to date. Going to spend less time at the keyboard and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. Now thinking of switching to a tiling window manager…

Here comes summer, well release anyway…

Just uploaded a summer beta release. Updated themes, wallpaper and packages. Zen installer can now be accessed via openbox menu. Would still for time being setup servers using ‘setup-mirror’ via a terminal. Given you have…

Beta version includes zen-insaller

Am building and soon going to upload ArchBang with zen_installer Zen-installer will install Arch Linux plus a desktop or window manager with various packages and applications. Configure a user, keyboard layout, pacman servers plus much…