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Antergos

Last Update: 2018-12-08 12:29 UTC


Antergos is a modern, elegant and powerful operating system based on Arch Linux. It started life under the name of Cinnarch, combining the Cinnamon desktop with the Arch Linux distribution, but the project has moved on from its original goals and now offers a choice of several desktops, including GNOME 3 (default), Cinnamon, Razor-qt and Xfce. Antergos also provides its own graphical installation program.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 10 (636), 6 months: 16 (464), 3 months: 19 (492), 4 weeks: 17 (595), 1 week: 10 (891)

Average visitor rating: 8.22/10 from 235 review(s).


Antergos Summary
Distribution Antergos (formerly Cinnarch)
Home Page https://www.antergos.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://forum.antergos.com/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://wiki.antergos.com/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://www.antergos.com/try-it/
Bug Tracker https://bugs.antergos.com/
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Reviews 18.x: DedoimedoDistroWatch
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2015: Ordinatechnic
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2012: DistroWatch
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2015-04-12: Distribution Release: Antergos 2015.04.12
 • 2014-05-27: Distribution Release: Antergos 2014.05.26
 • 2013-11-17: Distribution Release: Antergos 2013.11.17
 • 2013-08-22: Distribution Release: Antergos 2013.08.20
 • 2013-05-13: Distribution Release: Antergos 2013.05.12
 • 2013-04-05: Development Release: Cinnarch 2013.04.05
 • 2013-01-23: Development Release: Cinnarch 2013.01.23
 • 2012-12-21: Development Release: Cinnarch 2012.12.21
 • 2012-11-23: Development Release: Cinnarch 2012.11.22
 • 2012-10-05: Development Release: Cinnarch 2012.10.01
 • More Antergos releases...

  Headlines:
 •2016-06-15 Antergos phasing out 32-bit
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Table Notes and Explanations

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "plasma-desktop" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 18.12 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
Release Date 2018-12-07 2017-12-03 2016-11-20 2015-12-29 2014-08-07 2013-11-17
End Of Life            
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 500-2000 540-1700        
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling
Office Suite -- -- -- -- -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS, ZFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk ca, cz, de, en, es, fi, fr, gl, gr, hu, it, pl, pt, ro, ru, uk
Asian Language Support zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW zh_CN, zh_TW
Full Package List 18.12 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
Package 18.12 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.7 1.1.5 1.1.2 1.1.0 1.0.28 1.0.27.2
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2
bind (9.13.5) -- -- -- -- -- --
chromium (71.0.3578.98) 70.0.3538.110 62.0.3202.94 54.0.2840.100 47.0.2526.106 36.0.1985.125 31.0.1650.57
cups (2.2.10) -- -- -- -- -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) -- -- -- 4.3.3 -- --
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.44.4 1.43.7 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.11 1.42.8
firefox (64.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
freetype (2.9.1) 2.9.1 2.8.1 2.7 2.6.2 2.5.3 2.5.0.1
gcc (8.2.0) 8.2.1 7.2.0 6.2.1 5.3.0 -- --
gimp (2.10.8) -- -- -- -- -- --
glibc (2.28) 2.28 2.26 2.24 2.22 2.19 2.18
gnome-shell (3.30.2) 3.30.2 3.26.2 3.22.2 3.18.3 3.12.2 3.10.2.1
gnucash (3.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- -- -- -- -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 --
gtk+ (3.24.2) 3.24.1 3.22.26 3.22.4 3.18.6 3.12.2 3.10.4
httpd (2.4.37) -- -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
k3b (18.12.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
kmod (25) 25 24 23 22 18 15
krita (4.1.7) -- -- -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.1.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
linux (4.19.9) 4.19.4 4.13.12 4.8.8 4.2.5 3.15.8 3.12
Package 18.12 17.12 2016.11.20 2015.12.29 2014.08.07 2013.11.17
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.3.11) -- -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
mesa (18.3.1) 18.2.5 17.2.6 13.0.1 11.1.0 10.2.5 9.2.3
mysql (8.0.13) -- -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.30.5) 3.30.4 3.26.2 3.22.1 3.18.4 3.12.2 3.10.1
NVIDIA (415.18) -- -- -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (10.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
openssh (7.9p1) 7.9p1 -- -- -- -- --
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.1.1a 1.1.0g 1.0.2j 1.0.2e 1.0.1h 1.0.1e
perl (5.28.0) 5.28.0 5.26.1 5.24.0 5.22.1 5.20.0 5.18.1
php (7.3.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.14.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.3.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (11.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.7.1) 3.7.0 3.6.3 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.1 3.3.2
qt (5.12.0) -- -- -- -- -- --
samba (4.9.3) 4.9.3 4.7.3 4.5.1 4.3.3 4.1.11 4.1.1
systemd (239) 239 235 231 228 215 208
thunderbird (60.3.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
vim (8.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
vlc (3.0.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.20.3 1.19.5 1.18.4 1.18.0 1.16.0 1.14.4

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Average rating
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Version: 18.12
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-12-13
Votes: 1


I recently installed antergos live with xfce for a Samsung laptop with I5, 4GB frame. I installed 4 times and every time without a problem.
The most important thing:
set the network and then quickly switch the installation functions (if you think too long, it can go back to the starting point of the installation).
After installing "pacman -Syyu" and everything works smoothly and without failure, quickly, really works without any problems. I recommend it more than Manjaro.


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Version: 18.12
Rating: 8
Date: 2018-12-13
Votes: 1


Antergos is worth a try; it is an excellent distro. It was my first experience with GNOME3. I like that it is fairly minimal for a "user-friendly" distro. As many other comments noted, often times these distros become bloated with unnecessary software. For my purposes, I use a browser (my love affair with Vivaldi started on Antergos), LibreOffice, and a mail client. My reason for an eight is because the rolling release seemed to get in its own way over time. Granted, that could be a user error situation as my experience tends to favor fixed release distros. Regardless, check it out.


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Version: 18.12
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-12-11
Votes: 7


Fast and runs like a champ on my cheap Dell laptop! I had to go into Bios and set it to Legacy, but once I figured that out, it was flawless. I'm using Cinnamon and it is beautiful!! I began using Antergos back in 2016 and since then I've used Mint, Manjaro, Ubuntu and tried several other distros.


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