I think Arch is becoming more of a beginner distro.
I don't think it deserves the fame of "being difficult to install". The wiki is great, and you can just straight up copy all of the commands.
You don't even compile the kernel, cause the whole installation part is handled by 'pacstrap'. Most Arch users probably don't even know what/where a kernel is.
Also I see many questions on r/archlinux asking about complex partition setups. People don't know how to handle them thanks to the 'genfstab' command.
Then 'arch-chroot' command hides everything that is actually happening behind the scenes.
I think you don't actually install Arch, you just run a bunch of scripts that do it for you. I realized this after installing Gentoo. Don't get me wrong, I like Arch as a distro (I have it on my main pc). But I don't like how scripts obscure most of the installation and people come to the forums asking stupid questions. What I would prefer is Gentoo, with the binaries and the wiki from Arch.
Basicly to sum up people want to be cool so they install Arch and just paste all the commands from a guide without understanding anything, and when something doesn't work they come to reddit and say 'Installing steam doesn't work, what do I do?' without any more information.
Hope you enjoyed my little rant
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