— — Arch Linux Install — — 
+ boot arch.iso

— — See Disks on System — — 
+ fdisk -l

— -Partion Manager — — 
+ cfdisk /dev/sda 
 + select partition > delete all
 + swap partition should be 1/2 ram
 + new > 1G > Enter > End

 — — Make primary partition — — 
 + new > primary > enter (chooses rest of the space)
 + [bootable] on root partition
 * 1 swap partition, 1 boot partition
+ select swap partition > type > Enter filesystem type: 82 (marks swap)
+ exit

— — Format FileSystem — — 
+ mkfs.ext4 /dev/sda2 (root partition, not swap)

— — Mount Root Drive — — 
+ mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/ (mount root drive)

— — Make Swap File — — 
+ mkswap /dev/sda1 (swap partion) 
+ swapon /dev/sda1 (swap partition)


— — Connecting To The Internet — — 
+ wifi-menu
+ ping
 ! if no internet connection
 — https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/netctl#troubleshooting
 ! netctl start wlan0-ssid (start profile)
 ! ip link set wlan0 down (set interface down)
 ! netctl start wlan0-ssid (retry)
 
 — — Install base system to root drive — — 
+ pacstrap /mnt base base-devel (installs base system, and base dependencies)

— — Configure System — — 
+ arch-chroot /mnt
+ passwd (create new root password)
+ nano /etc/locale.gen 
 > find language > en_US > uncomment all languages youd like
+ locale-gen

— — Time Zone Configurations — — 
+ cd /usr/share/zoneinfo 
+ cd America
+ ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Eastern /etc/localtime
— — Set Host Name For System — — 
+ echo yourhostname > /etc/hostname
— — Installing Grub — — 
+ pacman -S grub-bios
+ grub-install /dev/sda (whole partition)
+ mkinitcpi -p linux
+ grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

— — Generating FSTAB File — — 
+ genfstab /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab
— — Unmount The Device — — 
+ umount /mnt
+ reboot (remove installation media)