How to install minimal Gnome DE? (How to Convert Arch Linux to EndeavourOS)

sudo pacman -Syyu lsb-release

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I hope so :smiley: cos I’m a little OCD and a Purist (No not an Arch purist) cos I don’t like to do hacks like this usually.

I honestly can’t remember what happened it was a while ago but due to it (rEFInd) being third party update could possibly cause issues?

I only have a dual boot system with Windows and systemd-boot works fine with it.

Thanks it fixed the issue

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Hey @undecided Welcome to EndeavourOS :joy: :joy: :joy:

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I know it’s cringe-worthy my above response :smiley:

Just a little side note, the only DE that is themed is the offline Xfce install, all the online DE installs are untouched theme-wise.

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Other packages you might be interested in to install from Endeavour repo (they came as part of the installation when I installed my system (Cinnamon DE)):

eos-log-tool
eos-update-notifier
grub-tools
mkinitcpio-openswap
reflector-simple
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That’s good to know @Bryanpwo. I have already installed my favourite themes materia-gtk and papirus :slight_smile:

+1

:sweat_smile:

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Thanks I might install those except for reflector-simple which I already have and grub-tools because I use systemd-boot.

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I just have to uninstall the archlinux-wallpaper package because I’m on EndeavourOS btw!!!

I still would like to know if this part necessary? In case I decide to do this again. Or if anyone else need to refer to this thread.

It’s necessary if you want to install packages from the [endeavouros] repository.

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Thanks @jonathon

Edit:

Many have contributed to form the correct solution including @jonathon whose contribution from his [HowTo] Convert Manjaro to EndeavourOS is obviously a compulsory part of the solution. Unfortunatey I can only click one post as the solution. Many thanksto everyone who helped me out!

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Is one better than the other? I saw the second in the same tutorial at Manjaro forums

sudo pacman-key --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com -r 003DB8B0CB23504F
sudo pacman-key --lsign 003DB8B0CB23504F

sudo pacman-key --keyserver hkp://pool.sks-keyservers.net -r 003DB8B0CB23504F
sudo pacman-key --lsign 003DB8B0CB23504F

It’s the same thing, just a different mirror. Doesn’t matter which one you use, if one fails for some reason, use the other.

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Awesome. Thanks @Kresimir An unrelated quick question how do you use that country flag next to your name? didn’t wan to open another thread to ask that. I’ve already created too many topics today.

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Go to: https://forum.endeavouros.com/u/undecided/preferences/profile and pick your National Flag.

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If only I had scrolled all the way to the bottom when I checked the profile earlier :woozy_face:

I’ve decided to keep a document in case I have to do this again and I don’t want to refer to multiple forum posts because everything is kind of scattered everywhere. So could someone please have a look and let me know if this looks good or if there’s anything I’m missing.

Edit: @freebird54 verified it to be comprehensive

Convert Arch Linux to EndeavourOS

sudo nano /etc/pacman.d/endeavouros-mirrorlist

## Germany
Server = https://mirror.alpix.eu/endeavouros/repo/$repo/$arch

## Sweden
Server = https://ftp.acc.umu.se/mirror/endeavouros/repo/$repo/$arch
Server = https://mirror.linux.pizza/endeavouros/repo/$repo/$arch

## Github
Server = https://github.com/endeavouros-team/mirrors/releases/download/mirror1/
Server = https://raw.githubusercontent.com/endeavouros-team/repo/master/$repo/$arch

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sudo nano /etc/pacman.conf

[endeavouros]
SigLevel = PackageRequired
Include = /etc/pacman.d/endeavouros-mirrorlist

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sudo pacman-key --keyserver hkp://pool.sks-keyservers.net -r 003DB8B0CB23504F
sudo pacman-key --lsign 003DB8B0CB23504F

or 

sudo pacman-key --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com -r 003DB8B0CB23504F
sudo pacman-key --lsign 003DB8B0CB23504F

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sudo pacman -Syyu
sudo pacman -S lsb-release 
sudo pacman -S endeavouros-keyring endeavouros-mirrorlist eos-hooks eos-log-tool eos-update-notifier eos-rankmirrors reflector-simple mkinitcpio-openswap welcome yay 

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sudo mv /etc/pacman.d/endeavour-mirrorlist.pacnew /etc/pacman.d/endeavour-mirrorlist