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Quickly Install an ArchLinux VM in 15 minutes


Today we’ll be looking at getting ArchLinux up and running in VirtualBox as rapidly as possible.


  1. You have download the latest ArchLinux image from the downloads page.
  2. You have VirtualBox installed and up to date.
  3. You have some basic Linux hacking skills.
  4. You’re fine with US English and keymap. The installation guide and beginner’s guide are great references if you need to change them.

Let’s do it!