[arch-general] ArchBang and other derivates resemblance to Arch

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 04:32:44 EST 2011

On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 10:26 +0100, Olivier Keun | CAPSTONE wrote:
> I also have no problem with other distros using Arch as a basis, but the
> problem is that it causes a pretty big influx of newbies who have no idea
> how to configure and maintain Arch since they installed a one-click
> installer.
> The devs have mentioned before that we want to attract serious, competent
> linux users, and this goal is in danger of being compromised when Arch is
> more or less directly associated with distros like ArchBang.
> This also addresses Jelle's remark; do we want to keep having to redirect
> users back to the ArchBang forums? Since they get told there to come to
> ours. ;-)

That last paragraph is not unique to ArchBang, I remember a time when
Ubuntu users were regularly (it seems) told to come check on the Arch

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