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How to setup ultimate Arch Linux with KDE Plasma 5 desktop

Arch Linux KDE Desktop Setup

Arch Linux is a free and open source Linux distribution for experienced Linux users. The Plasma Desktop is a free and open source desktop from the KDE project. This detailed blog post shows how to setup an awesome Arch Linux with KDE Plasma 5 desktop.

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Arch Linux is a general purpose GNU/Linux distribution that provides most up-to- date softwares by following the rolling-release model. Arch Linux allows you to use updated cutting-edge softwares and packages as soon as the developers released them. KDE Plasma 5 is the current generation of the desktop environment created by KDE primarily for Linux systems.

In this post, we will do a complete installation of Arch Linux with Plasma 5 as the desktop environment. Our setup will also involve encryption of the root partition that will be formatted in btrfs. This post is an updated and a more complete version of my previous posts on Arch Linux and Plasma 5 Installation.