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Description

Arch-boxes provides automated builds of the Arch Linux releases for different providers and post-processors (read-only mirror)

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CI Status

Arch-boxes provides several different VM images.

The images is built daily and released biweekly (via GitLab CI schedule) and synced to the mirrors.

Images

Vagrant

Vagrant images for the VirtualBox and Libvirt provider are released to Vagrant Cloud.

QCOW2 images

At the time of writing we offer two different QCOW2 images. The images are synced to the mirrors under the

images
directory, ex: https://mirror.pkgbuild.com/images/.

Basic image

The basic image is meant for local usage and comes preconfigured with the user

arch
(pw:
arch
) and sshd running.

Cloud image

The cloud image is meant to be used in "the cloud" and comes with

cloud-init
preinstalled. For tested cloud providers and instructions please see the ArchWiki's Arch Linux on a VPS page.

Development

Dependencies

You'll need the following dependencies:

  • qemu
  • libisoburn

How to build this

The official builds are done in our Arch Linux GitLab CI and can be built locally by running:

./build-host.sh

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