Arch Linux can now be run on the new Raspberry Pi 4, the revamped version of the project, which features a Quad-Core 1.5GHz 64-bit ARM Cortex-A72 CPU, with up to 4GB RAM, and dual-band on-board cards. 802.11 b / g / n / ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 (BLE), through the RaspArch project, in addition to the traditional version for ARM processors.
The distro RaspArch, with Build 190809, is ready to download with support for the new version of Raspberry Pi. The industry points out that one of the feature killers of the new version of the board is 4K support, with two HDMI ports, making it even more interesting for graphics projects.
RaspArch is actually a remaster of "Arch Linux ARM", the original file is about 250 MB in size, but RaspArc comes standard with tools such as LXDE, Pulse Audio, Firefox, GIMP, etc; which makes the installation itself grow a little more. The Linux kernel is at version 4.19.
Although it is an Arch Linux, the project focuses on bringing out-of-the-box experience, with several things available in the ISO itself, and facilitating installation. The installation ISO is completely free and open source.
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