Latest Arch Linux ISO Release Brings Linux Kernel 6.8, Updated Installer

Posted by hanuca on Apr 2, 2024 6:21 AM EDT; By Marius Nestor
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For those of you who want to install Arch Linux, there’s a new official ISO snapshot available for download powered by Linux kernel 6.8 and featuring an improved installation experience.

That’s right, the Arch Linux devs were forced to release the ISO snapshot for April 2024 a bit early due to the XZ Utils package being backdoored, which affected the Arch Linux 2024.03.01 ISO image (as well as the virtual machine images and container images) that was available for download on the distribution’s website.

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