EndeavourOS 7.15.2020
Linux Format|October 2020
EndeavourOS 7.15.2020
Just as HMS Endeavour explored the unknown southern lands, so Jonni Bidwell uses EndeavourOS to explore Arch…
Jonni Bidwell

EndeavourOS aims to be a spiritual successor to Antergos, the Arch-based project that disbanded last year. Antergos was popular because it was one of the first “easy” Arch-based distros, giving users a friendly installer (rather than command line trial by fire) and stylish desktop (without having to put all the bits there yourself).

A lot of effort has gone into making GPU setup as painless as possible, particularly for users of Nvidia hardware. The live medium has an option to boot using the proprietary driver, and there’s a helpful documentation page that covers tasks such as using the DKMS script (inherited from Antergos) to build the module on either legacy cards or custom kernels.


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October 2020