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  1. Thanks for input. Found new command as initial command and that locale thing is nicer way to set them
  2. Glad that it worked. Maybe you missed something from list. "mkinitcpio -p linux" didnt work without "pacman -S linux" on latest builds and brought me on grub promt also. I'll just remove those update notes from commands that they won't lead people to skip those. Have to take look on that initial command.
  3. You wrote those updated commands without UPDATE: ?
  4. Updated guide to work with latest arch build.
  5. Seems that this guide is not working on latest archlinux iso anymore... I'll see if i can figure it out.
  6. Nothing comes to my mind. I have passed grub screen by waiting it out succesfully every time.
  7. I made this guide for installing archlinux as VM.
  8. Hello. Here is my commands which i've now used multiple times to install archlinux as VM inside Unraid with EFI. I'm using latest unraid version: 6.8.x and it's intel system. Tell me if there is any problems with it. Commands for archlinux-2020.02.01-x86_64.iso Add VM --> Select Arch Machine: i440fx-4.2 BIOS: OVMF Primary vDisk Size: 20G CREATE Connect to VM localectl list-keymaps #lists all keymaps loadkeys fi #your keymap fi/en/swe etc whatever you want ls /sys/firmware/efi/efivars #checks if efi is enabled ping google.com #check that you have connection timedatectl set-ntp true #sets ntp fdisk -l #lists disks fdisk /dev/vda #open fdisk on your virtual drive ------------- fdisk /dev/vda ------------------ n(enter) >> enter >> enter >> enter >> +550M #efi partition n(enter) >> enter >> enter >> enter >> +18G #linux partition 18G for 20GB vDisk 28G for 30GB vDisk etc n(enter) >> enter >> enter >> enter >> enter #swap partition, rest of disk as swap w #writes changes --------------------------------------------------------- mkfs.fat -F32 /dev/vda1 #formats efi partition mkfs.ext4 /dev/vda2 #formats linux parition mkswap /dev/vda3 #formats swap partition swapon /dev/vda3 #sets swap partiton mount /dev/vda2 /mnt #mounts linux partition to /mnt mkdir /mnt/boot #makes boot folder inside /mnt mount /dev/vda1 /mnt/boot #mounts efi partition to /mnt/boot pacstrap /mnt base #installs arch to /mnt genfstab -U /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab #generated fstab arch-chroot /mnt #changes root location to /mnt aka where just installed arch timedatectl list-timezones #list available timezones timedatectl set-timezone Europe/Helsinki #set your zone as default hwclock --systohc #sets hardware clock pacman -S nano #installs nano text editor nano /etc/locale.gen #remove comment mark (#) infront of your preferred language locale-gen #generates locales nano /etc/vconsole.conf #open/create file ------- /etc/vconsole.conf ---------- KEYMAP=fi #sets keyboard layout, CTRL+X >> y >> enter --------------------------------------------------- nano /etc/hostname #open/create file -------- /etc/hostname --------------- archlinux #sets hostname for your machine, CTRL+X >> y >> enter -------------------------------------------------- nano /etc/hosts #open/create file ------ /etc/hosts ----------------------- localhost ::1 localhost archlinux.workgroup archlinux #CTRL+X >> y >> enter ------------------------------------------------- pacman -Syu base #installs base props which have been removed from new builds. pacman -S linux #installs linux package, press 1 on question pacman -S linux-firmware #installs linux-firmware package pacman -S dhcpcd #installs dhcpcd mkinitcpio -p linux #makes initframs passwd #sets password for root exit #exits /mnt root back to live grub-install --target=x86_64-efi --efi-directory=/mnt/boot --boot-directory=/mnt/boot --bootloader-id=grub #installs grub arch-chroot /mnt #back to /mnt root pacman -S grub #installs grub package to installation grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg #same as update-grub on ubuntu exit #exits /mnt back to live reboot -f #reboots system dhcpcd ens3 #if you dont have network this gives it ping google.com #test connection -------------- GUI installation start --------------------- pacman -S lxde #installs lxde (you can install whatever GUI you want) #optional apps pacman -S firefox #installs firefox pacman -S transmission-gtk #installs transmission GUI systemctl enable lxdm #makes service to enable lxdm nano /etc/lxdm/lxdm.conf #opens lxdm config session=/usr/bin/startlxde #edit session to match as following (uncomment it) reboot -f setxkbmap fi #inside gui enviroment sets your keymapping -------------- GUI installation end --------------------- dhcpcd #if you dont have network ip link #look for your network device name eth0 or ens3 in my case systemctl enable dhcpcd@ens3 #creates startup service for ens3 ip link set ens3 up #sets ens3 up pacman -Syy #update package list pacman -Su #install updates #optional: user creation for sudoing useradd -m -s /bin/bash arch #creater new user, arch is username passwd arch #sets password for arch pacman -S sudo #installs sudo package EDITOR=nano visudo #edit sudo config arch ALL=(ALL) ALL #add this line with your username under root ALL=(ALL) ALL and CTRL+X >> y >> enter reboot -f #reboot DONE twiikker