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https://bbs.archlinux.org – ataraxia wrote:The "core" images (that included packages on the ISO) caused support problems. If the ISO was older than some recent difficult upgrade, users were faced with tough steps (like a combined filesystem and glibc upgrade) immediately after install. The net install method avoids that. I'm not sure how appropriate running Arch without internet access is anyway - how will you add packages not on the media? How will you upgrade? What would Arch gain you in such a state that Slackware or a BSD wouldn't?Also: Arch devs never had a goal to be popular. A smaller, more exp (HowTos)