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#1 2017-09-17 06:14:42

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ArchLabs Linux

We have a new release, this may interest some of you as we now have our own welcome screen, similar to bl-welcome.

https://archlabsblog.wordpress.com/2017 … o-present/

<mod note>Moved to Discussion section from Help & Support.</mod note>

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#2 2017-09-17 06:34:26

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Re: ArchLabs Linux

Take a looksee

firstboot.md.png


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#3 2017-09-17 07:28:15

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Looks very impressive! cool


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#4 2017-09-17 07:43:40

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Thank you John.  There has been a ton of work to get us where we are.


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#5 2017-09-17 08:40:57

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@Dobbie,  Looks awesome and congratulations for the release.

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#6 2017-09-17 08:46:42

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Re: ArchLabs Linux

brontosaurusrex wrote:

@Dobbie,  Looks awesome and congratulations for the release.

Cheers Bronto, we are super happy with this one.


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#7 2017-09-17 09:00:47

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Awesome work Dobbie, that is an extremely polished desktop  cool

Can I please steal stuff?  devil


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#8 2017-09-17 09:05:42

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Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

Awesome work Dobbie, that is an extremely polished desktop  cool

Can I please steal stuff?  devil

Thanks HoaS.  Steal away, more than welcome to take what you want big_smile


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#9 2017-09-17 10:14:06

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Downloaded this, will be giving it a try very soon.

I downloaded the r2d2 version and to me in my opinion was a bit overwhelming with the amount of stuff on it but hey some people like that and some dont, i like minimal distros that i can customise. Anyhow congrats and i wish you well with minimo!

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#10 2017-09-17 12:15:52

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Ooooooooooooo nice.
Post the wallpaper too please
S11 want dark wall  devil


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#11 2017-09-17 13:20:22

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Very nice desktop! Those 1-4 icons look interesing, did not see something like that before.

So are there Archmerge and ArchLabs Mínimo from now on? No more ArchLabs. Is there a blog maybe to read about why the split came?

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#12 2017-09-17 13:33:29

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@ martix ... et al

One man's opinion:

Look at it this way:

ArchLabs is still ArchLabs ... has a name: Minimo representing a new 'style'  -- kinda like BL Hydrogen / Helium

ArchMerge is a ripoff of Archlabs by som..... well let's just leave it there!  {spit spit ... bad taste in mouth}

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#13 2017-09-17 13:35:29

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Congrat Matt! Indeed those top icons/panel looks wonderful. Distro looks pretty minimal, keep it simple seems pretty clear. I just hope to used and enjoyed more and more...

Best regards!


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#14 2017-09-17 16:32:19

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@Dobbie; Any specific web place(s) you would prefer for notes/bug reports? I think I'll do a test run and try (not) to break things. So far minor stuff:

- gsimplecal doesn't seem to close on 2nd click on polybar
- skippy applet in polybar will count plank as window (Actually that's probably window_count)
- updates are still shown (in polybar) after pacli has already updated the system
- lxapperance doesn't seem to want to apply fonts for real (Apperance does)

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#15 2017-09-18 00:51:51

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Looking good, Dobbie!! Nice work!

Love the new logo, btw.  big_smile


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#16 2017-09-18 05:39:04

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@S11, thank you, wallpapers are here https://github.com/ARCHLabs/Archlabs-Wallpapers

@martix, ArchLabs is forever.  archmerge (I refuse to capitalise it) is a former members spin on AL.

@steve, I never agreed with the direction R2 took, I was at the mercy because of my lack of knowledge compared to other members, my intention for ArchLabs is what it is now.  Inspired by BL, based on Arch.

@bronto, if you could post bugs at the forum please smile  S11 posted a link a little further up.

@ututo, thanks mate, some real good bastard made that logo. I love it.

@nili, thanks man, I love that polybar we have

I need to emphasise, archmerge is NOT a continuation of ArchLabs "vision" or "original concept".  It is a certain members idea of what ArchLabs should have been.  I began ArchLabs with my mate Toola as a Arch based clone of Bunsen because we loved BL so much we wanted that on Arch.

It has become it's own beast and the inspiration is still Bunsen.  It was never intended to be a fat, overweight, resource hogging [redacted]. 

Anyway.  We are on the right track for our intended plans for ArchLabs and we are super stoked our Bunsen Brothers are on board with us.

Rant over.

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-HoaS

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#17 2017-09-18 08:57:30

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Dobbie, is the source code up somewhere - I'm curious how the welcome script has been implemented. smile


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#18 2017-09-19 05:59:51

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Hi John, take a gander here, https://pastebin.com/Y73qNqz5.

@HoaS, apologies for the language, emotions ran high while typing it.


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#19 2017-09-19 06:20:29

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^ No worries d00d, I completely understand.


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#20 2017-09-19 06:35:43

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I gotta say, there has been a great response to Minimo.  Moved up the ladder to 40th place at Distrowatch.  Almost 3000 downloads in two days.  Really happy with this.


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#21 2017-09-19 06:44:13

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Thanks for the link Dobbie.


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#22 2017-09-19 06:49:07

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Cool, any advice or ideas feel free to throw my way big_smile


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#23 2017-09-19 07:45:31

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I just got used to having R2D2 on my other, non-BL, machine.

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#24 2017-09-20 05:35:46

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Minimo is miles ahead of R2D2.


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#25 2017-09-20 09:01:38

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Dobbie03 wrote:

Minimo is miles ahead of R2D2.

I guess I'll have to try it. big_smile

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