Archlinux 2008.06 – “Overlord” is out!

archlinuxA new version of the excellent Archlinux distribution was released. What is new? Here is a copy of the announcement from the Archlinux official site:


The 2008.06 images are out. This release introduces many changes.

– ‘base’ category is always installed
– Use of UUIDs for persistent device naming
– Availability of USB disk images alongside traditional ISOs
– True live Arch installation environment
– Inclusion of the beginner’s guide from the wiki
– Documentation updates
– Includes the current stable kernel,

if you all ready use Archlinux, all you have to do for upgrading is to run the following command:

# pacman -Syu

If you are new to Archlinux or just want to find more about this distro read the excellent article on the Celletu’s blog.