How can I install Arch Linux?

October 31, 2016 7.8k views
Getting Started Arch Linux

There're no droplet with Arch Linux. Is there any way to install it?

4 Answers

Unfortunately it's not possible to install custom distributions on DigitalOcean, and Arch Linux is not an available choice.

There is no way to install custom distribution on DigitalOcean Droplet and Arch Linux is not one offered.

I will list you available distros on DigitalOcean and their versions.

Distro Available Versions
Ubuntu** 12.04, 14.04, 16.04, 16.10*
FreeBSD 11.0 zfs, 11.0, 10.3 zfs, 10.3, 10.2, 10.1
Fedora 24, 23
Debian 8.6, 7.11
CoreOS 1214.0.0 (alpha), 1185.2.0 (beta), 1122.3.0 (stable)
CentOS** 7.2 (only x64), 6.8, 5.11

* Not a LTS (Long-Term Support) release, supported only until July 2017
** Available in both 64-bit and 32-bit versions (others are available only as 64-bit)

Beside that, there are One-Click Apps, which will install needed app for you. They're usually based on Ubuntu 14.04/16.04.

You can suggest Arch Linux distro as idea on DigitalOcean UserVoice page.

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