Have been asked about a systemd free version of ArchBang. There is a version of sorts albeit based on Void linux called Project Vole. It uses runit as its init system and is systemd free. As for an arch based iso I have two options, Artix or Obarun. Artix is Archlinux systemd free project and … My thoughts on systemd free ArchBang….
Turns out my change to pipewire has failed. Bascially pavucontrol does not connect to server and so you have no sound live. There is a workaround if only a little long winded. Set your local mirrors via abserver, update and install pulseaudio package then run pulseaudio –start. This should allow pavucontrol and sound to work. … Seems things are a bit quiet….
Just to make users aware I have found a small issue with installer. Mirrorlist changed recently to include Argentina mirrors, code looked for Australia [then top of list]. Anyway I had made the change with installer and should be fine now. Abserver script is unaffected as I had already updated it. Over weekend I have … Found a small issue with installer
Two things have bothered me for some time now, sound and booting. Managed to bring syslinux up to date and was planning on getting uefi booting in line with it. Then I looked at archiso which ArchBang is built from and they use grub efi, so figured I would try it out. First thing I … ArchBang is so 2012….
Archlinux has updated its kernel so I have updated iso image and uploading it. Like to keep things fresh and bleeding edge as best I can. Have enabled google ads again on ArchBang site as donations are at an all time low. This will give a small income to cover costs of hosting with no … A quick update to bring you latest kernel
I am uploading a new iso image as I type. No major changes but I have some small fixes to do with syslinux live bootloader. Memtest and Hardware utils should work now. Booting local hard drive should work too but your mileage may vary, it is looking as sda1 as the first bootable device so … Quick iso update with some small fixes…
Pleased to announce release of ArchBang Spring iso. No major changes from ‘rc’ version other than the following: Updated to run latest mkarchiso Fixed syslinux splash after mkarchiso update. Locales should only use selected locale layout in installer. Both microcode packages in bootloader post installation. Panel now has launchers for terminal, browser and file manager. … ArchBang Spring Release …
Am uploading a new iso image of Spring release. Updated packages and minor changes to microcode installation. Nothing that will affect users am simply adding both microcode images to /boot so that they can be managed post install. Not found a battery block that I really like for i3blocks so will keep cbatticon for now, … Quick update to Spring release
Was testing install over weekend and noticed a small issue with installer. It is nothing serious but I wish to point it out now before I make changes to iso image for future releases. Basically intel/amd microcode are both present in selected boot loader. Installer used to copy code to /boot depending on known cpu … Not so much of an issue but a feature….
I have made a quick update to Spring release to replace i3status with i3blocks. Have seen it before in other distros and thought it over busy for what I need. Anyway a quick stop over at EndeavourOS github and I found exactly what I was looking for. Basically panel now includes the old launchers that … Launchers are back…..