MX Linux Vs Arch Linux

MX Linux and Arch Linux are two popular Linux distributions nowadays. MX Linux is very new as compared to Arch Linux but both have their own user base.

Today in this article we will discuss the differences between MX Linux and Arch Linux.

MX Linux

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MX Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution that uses core antiX components. Its aim is to provide an elegant and efficient desktop with high stability and solid performance. MX Linux is developed as a cooperative venture between antiX and MEPIS communities.

MX Linux is available preconfigured with KDE, Xfce, and Fluxbox desktop environments. It offers an easy-to-use attractive graphical user interface and is most suitable for users who are switching from Windows to Linux.

If you are seeking an alternative to MX Linux then you can try Linux Mint both distributions are similar in various ways.

Arch Linux

Arch Linux is one of the most popular Linux distributions which focuses more on customizability rather than user-friendliness. It uses a rolling release model which means there is no major release of a new version instead a regular update is sufficient to obtain the latest Arch software.

Pacman is a package manager that is developed specifically for Arch Linux and is used for the installation, removal, and up-gradation of packages in Arch Linux. ArchWiki is a comprehensive documentation of Arch Linux, which is useful for other distributions as well.

If you are seeking an alternative to Arch Linux then you can use Manjaro. Manjaro is based on Arch Linux and has a graphical user interface so it could be better, especially for beginners.

MX Linux Vs Arch Linux: The key differences

Some differences between MX Linux and Arch Linux are given in the below table.

Final Thoughts

From the above comparison, we can conclude that if you are a new user of Linux then we will recommend using MX Linux else if you know how to configure things in Arch Linux then you can go for it.

Now you can share your opinion with us by writing in the comments below.

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