Arch Linux post installation

Update your system

pacman -Syu

Install X server, Desktop Environment and Display Manager

pacman -S xorg

To install GNOME:

pacman -S gnome gnome-extra

To install Cinnamon:

pacman -S cinnamon nemo-fileroller

To install XFCE:

pacman -S xfce4 xfce4-goodies

To install KDE:

pacman -S plasma

To install MATE:

pacman -S mate mate-extra

To install a display manager:

pacman -S lightdm
systemctl enable lightdm.service

Add user

# Add new user
useradd -m -G wheel -s /bin/bash username
passwd username

# Uncomment wheel group
%wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL

# Install sudo package
pacman -S sudo

Install yaourt

Add followings to /etc/pacman.conf:

SigLevel = Never
Server =$arch
pacman -Syu yaourt

Install applications

  • Internet

    pacman -S firefox
    pacman -S chromium
    pacman -S opera
    yaourt -S google-chrome
    yaourt -S skypeforlinux-stable-bin
  • Fonts

    pacman -S ttf-hack
    pacman -S noto-fonts
    pacman -S ttf-symbola
    pacman -S ttf-indic-otf
    pacman -S noto-fonts-extra
    pacman -S noto-fonts-emoji
    pacman -S adobe-source-code-pro-fonts
    yaourt -S ttf-monaco
  • Text Editors

    Install Sublime Text from here.

    pacman -S atom
    yaourt -S visual-studio-code-bin
    yaourt -S webstorm
    yaourt -S datagrip
  • Media Players

    pacman -S mpv
    pacman -S vlc
  • Utilities

    pacman -S redshift
    pacman -S htop
    pacman -S powertop
    pacman -S gparted
  • Power management

    pacman -S tlp
    systemctl enable tlp.service
  • Download manager

    pacman -S aria2
    pacman -S qbittorent

Reboot and enjoy!