Arch Linux on a VPS

Convert your VPS to Archlinux


This script will convert a VPS, running another linux distro, to Arch Linux.

The script will delete any data in your VPS!

$ wget http://tinyurl.com/vps2arch
$ chmod +x vps2arch
$ ./vps2arch

Pacman Note


Clean up outdate and orphan packages.

$ pacman -Rsn $(pacman -Qdtq)

Install an AUR Helper


Yay is based on the design of yaourt, apacman and pacaur. It is developed with these objectives in mind:

$ git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/yay.git
$ cd yay
$ makepkg -si

Enable BBR


The BBR congestion control algorithm can help achieve higher bandwidths and lower latencies for internet traffic. First, load the tcp_bbr module.

$ net.core.default_qdisc = fq  
$ net.ipv4.tcp_congestion_control = bbr