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How can I install Arch Linux?

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


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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.