this gives main info about EndeavourOS
If you want to dig deeper see here on development side:
The EndeavourOS ISO covers all major desktops, including Gnome and KDE.
Personally I favor Xfce because of its versatility and lightness.
When you install EndeavourOS, you’ll be asked to select either offline install mode (includes only the well-themed Xfce), or online install mode (include all DEs with their vanilla/plain DE theming).
Offline mode does not require internet connection during install, but online mode does. The online mode also gives the possibility to select certain features/applications in addition to the desktop you choose.
In addition to the Arch repos, we have a small repo that contains a selection of useful applications that help you get started with EndeavourOS. Some of the applications will be installed by default.
well I never given XFCE a good try maybe I will, even the base Arch uses XFCE as core OS.
thanks for the information that you have provided and to everyone for the warm welcome.
Does everything work?
well I tried only the browser and currently using it but I will fireup the USB again and maybe install the XFCE version and play with it, I never used XFCE will give it a try as core ARCH DE why not.
**Will give XFCE endeavouros a try and report my experience when I am back at work on Sunday.
I use GNOME on my fedora, and on manjaro, endeavouros with gnome on ADM PC works great
I just wanted to GIVE endeavouros just a try but after posting in manjaro after 6 months they got accused by the admin that I have two accounts (because I share my VPN service with a friend) HELPED me decide that I need to move out from all that manjaro drama that happens every few months.
First impressions of the OS working on low specs ARM CPU wow even gnome works great.
I assume the XFCE theme and Desktop Environment are optimized even better.
Thanks for the welcome to all and to you @Bryanpwo I am surprised how many active members the community has I got 10 posts replies in less then 1 hour of posting that is a lot for a Linux community.
I assume the “First impressions of the OS” is referring to EndeavourOS? If so, may I ask how you installed EndeavourOS? Just curious.
Not only will you get lots of answers to any question or problem you may have, you will get nothing but helpful and polite answers.
I have been using EndeavourOS on six (6) computers since August of 2019 and have not had ANY problems which could not be fixed with the help from this forum.
Truth to tell, however, I have not had many problems at all. EndeavourOS is an extremely polished computer operating system in my opinion and, therefore, my “distro-hopping” days are over.
Welcome aboard. I hope that you like this system as much as I do. (I use the Xfce desktop environment as I have found that it is the most versatile one and it does not “get in your way.”)
Welcome to the party Enjoy the yourself
yeah well I downloaded the ISO from github dd to usb and run the live cd and installed it from it.
my AMD cpu is an older compared to my intel system76 with nvidia has 4GB RAM and even with gnome desktop worked great, are you asking about how I installed gnome? I installed offline with default XFCE and then added gnome as second desktop, since the ethernet card did not work for online install on the live version.
well XFCE is arch core desktop so will give it a try probably. thanks for the info.
I see the confusion I wrote ARM not AMD, and I assume endeavouros has no ARM version.
I have an older version of a pinebook with AMD and not looking at all like the current pinebooks
my company ordered in buck few years back they are only good for testing, but after pinebook pro moved to another chipset performance has improved.
Apologies for the confusion I may caused with a type and thank you all for the welcome.
It is in active development and on it’s way
great to hear I have ordered a new pinebook pro with ARM * Rockchip RK3399 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, it will arrive with manjaro but will replace it when endeavouros has ARM version.
sorry again for the confusion with my ARM AMD type
I will give a try of XFCE version on my system76 and report back on Sunday with first impressions.
You may like to read this thread in advance:
Welcome, and Shabbat Shalom!
This is a fantastic community and I hope you will enjoy your time here with us.
Welcome to the forum. Looking forward to having you around. Enjoy your time here.
It has the same Rockchip RK3399 with 4GB RAM as your Pinebook pro. I believe there is a very good chance that this Arch Linux Arm image would work with your Pinebook. When at this site, click on the “Installation” tab and look at the install instructions for the Arch Linux Arm base image. As listed for the Chromebook, it involves invoking the Recovery mode. I’m not sure if this is also necessary for the Pinebook, or even if it is a good thing to do or not.
thanks on the info. I use the legacy bios since before coreboot existed did not want to deal with UFEI.
true and from what I can see it seems friendly and wonderful.
I have to be honest I tried acrolinux also good Linux Distro based on arch, but I like the friednly community here more. I have decided and moved my home PC from manjaro to endeavouros.
First Impressions from endeavouros with XFCE, love it and I will really enjoy my journey.
I might be offline for few days took the boat with my GF, apologies in advance for any delayed reply.
My advice to all my friends moving to Linux: “Give EndeavourOS a try, it has a friendly and helpful community and you will enjoy the Linux journey with this excellent Arch Based Distribution of Linux”