Use these instructions if you would like to set up Arch Linux as your development operating system on a physical or virtual computer.
You can use:
- a spare x86_64 PC
- a virtual machine using VirtualBox or VMware on a Mac, PC or other Linux box
- a spare ARM-based device, like a Raspberry Pi. (But see: Why do you advise against using a Raspberry Pi or other ARM device as a UBOS development machine?)
We now recommend you use the Docker-based setup for development.
Here are the steps: