What to do after installing Archlinux

I come to leave my experience after having installed Archlinux to show the packages that I add to have everything I use. I want to clarify it well, it is what I use in a 64-bit architecture, there are not all the packages that can be used, but basically there are several that I am going to leave below ...
Messenger service: Skype

[root@ice ice]# pacman -S skype

Torrents Manager: Qbittorrent
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S qbittorrent

Download manager: JDownloader
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S jdownloader2

Web navigator: (all my life I choose Firefox)
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S firefox

Android tools: Apktool, Adb, Aapt, Fastboot, etc.
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S android-tools
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S android-apktool

[root@ice ice]# pacman -S jre8-openjdk jdk8-openjdk

[root@ice ice]# pacman -S flashplugin

Compressed Files and Management from Nemo / Nautilus:
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S file-roller p7zip unrar zip unzip

Very customizable terminal: Tilda
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S tilda</ P>

MTP to connect our phone and manage it:
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S gvfs-mtp

Imagen editor: Gimp
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S gimp

Video editor: Opportunity
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S openshot

Screen recording: SimpleScreenRecorder
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S simplescreenrecorder

Music player: Audacious / Spotify
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S audacious
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S spotify

Video player: VLC
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S vlc

Office Suite: libreoffice
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S libreoffice libreoffice-es

Text editor: Gedit
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S gedit gedit-plugins

HTML editor: Bluefish / Sublime-Text 3
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S bluefish
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S sublime-text-dev

Emulation of operating systems: Virtualbox
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S virtualbox

Console emulators: Zsnes / Gens-gs / Plasytation / Nintendo64
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S zsnes
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S gens-gs
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S pcsxr
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S mupen64plus

Joystick Configuration: Jstest-gtk (it helps me a lot since I have a PS2 pad)
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S jstest-gtk-git

View system information in terminal: Screenfetch
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S screenfetch-git

Dock: Plank
[root@ice ice]# pacman -S plank plank-config

Microsoft sources:
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S fontconfig-ttf-ms-fonts

Themes / Icons / Pointers:
Themes for SDDM: Since in the installation guide I told you that I use this session manager, I also left it with some themes and an application so that you can set the themes
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S archlinux-themes-sddm sddm-futuristic-theme sddm-theme-archpaint2 sddm-urbanlifestyle-theme sddm-config-editor-git

Themes for Cinnamon: I'm a huge fan of Numix xD
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S numix-circle-icon-theme-git numix-icon-theme-git numix-
themes-git plank-theme-numix

Numix pointers:
ice@ice ~$ yaourt -S xcursor-numix

Well basically this is what I have installed at the moment, well counting the graphical environments also that would be: cinnamon, xfce4, enlightenment, mate and gnome-shell. I use cinnamon, it seems perfect to work with and has everything I need close at hand.
In the case that you want to share your favorite applications, it would also be great for us to make a large database and I am modifying it so that we have everything at hand and easily accessible.

A hug! 🙂

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  1.   Alejandro TorMar said

    I will install and test it in a virtual machine to see how it goes and I will probably share my experience

  2.   josep m. fernandez said

    You installed there many things that are not free.

    1.    ice said

      and? what is the problem, is what I use and it works perfect for me. 😉 neeeeeeeext.

      1.    kannon said

        @ice For your information, there are ways to respond in case you did not know, there is no doubt that you are an extremely rude person, they made a comment and you respond by showing COPPER.
        A pity.

      2.    rawBasic said

        Be careful with these types of responses, you could be a little more pleasant and less rude. These types of comments should be moderated.

        Since the change of owners of DL I had already had my doubts about the published content, but I was still here. This type of comment contaminates the reputation of a good blog (mainly when it does not come from a troll, but from the author of the post himself), therefore this particular comment made me not want to continue participating in the community. It's not healthy. My cordial greetings.

      3.    Alejandro TorMar said

        The author of the blog became an arrogant troll ...

    2.    Amir torrez said

      The linux kernel itself includes things that are not free ...

  3.   Alejandro TorMar said

    Well, now the million dollar question (at least for me) is how to download the torrent seed? Where do you select the type of interface you want to use or do you have to install it manually? I have downloaded an image that weighs 600mg but it takes me to the console and not to installation. What do I do?

    1.    Laegnur said


      Arch Linux is not for novice users. But if you say that you are going to install it in VirtualBox I will assume that you are already advanced.

      The Arch Linux image leaves you in console. There is no setup program. A long time ago I had an installation script, but they did without it. You must follow the steps detailed in the Arch wiki itself. Or the Rookie Guide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Beginners'guide% 28Espa% C3% B1ol% 29 or the Installation Guide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_guide_%28Espa%C3%B1ol%29

      Being in Virtual Box, also take a look at the VirtualBox and Arch Linux guest recommendations: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VirtualBox_%28Espa%C3%B1ol%29#Pasos_para_instalar_Arch_Linux_como_sistema_hu.C3.A9sped

      I know it will seem complicated to you at first, but the advantage is that you will have a custom system, with only what you need, and without the hassle of having to compile 100% like other distros from scratch.

      1.    Alejandro TorMar said

        Thank you very much for your comment, I have understood it and I will inform myself first with the links you have provided ... I'm sure I will tell you how it went

      2.    Brutico said

        Try this iso, it does everything with the old installer http://sourceforge.net/projects/architect-linux/ installs almost all desktop environments

    2.    ice said

      I did not understand your question well ha ... I downloaded qbittorrent, under the link for example arlinux2015.iso.torrent, I open it with qbittorrent and ready it begins to download, I do nothing else. 🙂

      1.    Luis. TO said

        Yours is ubuntu

      2.    Scraf23 said

        Hope you're kidding.

  4.   Chaparral said

    Isn't it faster to install Antergos, with an additional repository?

    1.    nachin said

      I think they are out there, previously it takes forever to fully install

  5.   Miguel Mayol said

    yaourt -S chromium-pepper-flash
    it is more up-to-date than the adobe version that stopped developing for GNU / Linux some time ago

  6.   NauTiluS said

    Coincidentally today I updated to KDE 5, since the system had been warning me for a few days, about that, that only the packages will be available, until December of this year.

    Adding to your post, I would skip all those steps in one. Install Retroarch, and download the cores that interest you from the systems to emulate, such as SNES, N64, MAME, among others.

    1.    ice said

      Oh great!!! I did not know that, every day you learn something new! 🙂

  7.   Brutico said

    Why do you install the programs under the root user account? you like to live on the edge.

    1.    Mrat said

      You are clearly not in the root account. You're using the "sudo su" command so you don't have to put "sudo" on every line in pacman. It is not living on the edge, it is being a little alive.

    2.    ice said

      As such, I like to live on the edge, not to mention if I drink a few beers and I'm root xD but I usually use sudo or sometimes su… hehehe