A simple and intuitive Arch Linux installer


Anarchy Linux is an Arch Linux installer distro, which guides you through the whole installation, including choosing a kernel, partitioning, installing drivers, bootloaders and network utilities. It even has AUR support by default using yay.


The Anarchy Linux installers offers a few pretty amazing features, including the following:

Large selection of kernels

  • base or base-devel system installation
  • default linux kernel
  • hardened linux kernel
  • LTS (Long Term Support) linux kernel
  • zen linux kernel

Multiple partitioning methods

  • Automatic partitioning (optional swap)
  • Automatic LUKS-encrypted partitioning on LVM (optional encrypted swap)
  • Manual partitioning

A whole bunch of optional DEs and WMs

(Desktop Environments and Window Managers)

Completely customized

  • Anarchy Cinnamon edition
  • Anarchy GNOME edition
  • Anarchy OpenboxWM edition
  • Anarchy XFCE edition
  • Anarchy Budgie edition

Not customized

  • AwesomeWM
  • Bspwm
  • Cinnamon
  • Deepin
  • Enlightenment
  • Fluxbox
  • GNOME Flashback
  • i3
  • KDE/Plasma
  • LXDE
  • LXQT
  • Mate
  • Openbox
  • Sway
  • XFCE
  • Xmonad

A selection of graphics drivers

  • ATI/AMD xf86-video-ati open source drivers
  • Intel xf86-video-intel open source drivers
  • NVIDIA xf86-video-nouveau open source drivers
  • NVIDIA stable, 390xx, 340xx proprietary drivers
  • VirtualBox Guest Utilities Drivers

Your choice of bootloaders

  • GRUB2
  • Syslinux
  • Systemd-boot

With support for UEFI and os-prober (for dual booting)

Network utilities

  • Netctl
  • NetworkManager + its applet
  • WPA Supplicant
  • WPA ActionD
  • Wireless Tools

Additional optional software

The installer features a long list of optional software from the following categories:

  • Audio
  • Games
  • Graphics
  • Internet
  • Multimedia
  • Office
  • Terminal
  • Text editors
  • Shells
  • System

AUR support

The installer has AUR support enabled by default using the yay AUR helper.


Coming soon …


Latest version: 1.0.4

Release date: June 8, 2019



  • Remove QT4 from package list (@condor2)
  • Remove MongoDB from optional software list (@PandaFoss)
  • Add timeout to syslinux config (@PandaFoss)
  • Remove arch-wiki-cli from package list (@condor2)