What will happen to Arch Linux? Sign here against deprecation!

  • Posted April 21, 2014

Hello, please, some can tell me information about the deprecation of Arch Linux? What will happen to active droplets? We can’t create it anymore?

Please, rethink this decision… I hope that there is a possible solution for all of us and future customers which come here only to use Arch Linux.

Maybe with only make a kernel upgrade every six months or a year it’s okey, or let use custom kernels…

Please, you (DO) are wrong with this.


+1 for archlinux.

I have a Arch snapshot since before they got rid of it. I can spin up new nodes and snapshot again and then transfer that snapshot to any user now. Anyone interested in this? Maybe for a small fee (instance costs and a little bit of time)? Not trying to make a bunch of money here, just trying to help distribute.

Arch is awesome, Gentoo is awesome, these are distros that work well in a server environment.
The old way of thinking no longer works, updates are constant and your web server needs to be up to date. Thinking “old” packages are stable is nonsense and needs to stop, yes some versions are more stable then others but staying on old software hurts more than staying up to date.

I’d love if I could deploy Gentoo or Funtoo on DigitalOcean, and many Users would love that and I’d also love if Arch Linux was an option again. Arch linux is “very” stable as a server, with arch you have to build it as a special purpose system otherwise you got problems. Same with Funtoo/Gentoo but you can fine tune it a bit more do to use flags. You can set cflags with arch, and even on a server it’s best to compile from source.

i found good ssd/kvm/archlinux vps, here is link:

Only paid for this under the impression I could use Arch Linux…

Would love to have Arch Linux back in the mix here.

hi i will leave this hosting too, debian>arch script dont work for me.

I would rather not move to another hosting company, but without Arch I would have to. :-(

This is tragic. I love digital ocean, but if they don’t have arch, I’m going back to linode.

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+1 for Arch availability. Support I do on my own… So , the tutorials that was available for users appears good.