With BYOI we give you the power
to change the iso any way you want.


We give you the power and knowledge to change the ArcoLinuxD iso.

The idea is still to have a minimal iso here. No desktops or user software.

Check what applications you need for your hardware and ONLY install those.

Get your arcolinux-iso from
with git clone

 BYOI procedure

  1. git clone https://github.com/arcolinux/arcolinuxd-iso
  2. change packages.x86_64 – we just change arbitrary some of the applications
    1. #yaourt is out
    2. #package-query needed for yaourt
    3. #networkmanager-openvpn
    4. #networkmanager-pptp
    5. ….
  3. run script 30
  4. test iso in virtualbox

What ifs …

Bumblebee support on the iso – wiki

Never run the building script with sudo just

Run this script always in bash (standard)

We will use Xfce as the delivery system for your desktop.
The livecd will not have your chosen desktop.
You need to install it to see it. 

If you want to autologin
change /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
autologin-session=your desktop

You can find the name of your desktop in
More info

You can always set your num lock key on with
"numlockx on"
in the terminal or in your .bashrc

Not ready to build an iso
but ready to download what we build
it will contain our selection
of software

Download the iso from