When comparing Anarchy Linux vs Salient OS, the Slant community recommends Anarchy Linux for most people. In the question“What are the best Arch Linux based distributions?” Anarchy Linux is ranked 2nd while Salient OS is ranked 16th.
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Pro The end result is a well configured standard Archlinux system
Pro Saves a lot of time to set up an Archlinux system
Once you had your experience to set up an Archlinux system manually from scratch this distro saves a lot of setup time.
Pro Many preconfigured Desktop environments supported
Pro Everything you need in a small and fast Arch distro
Pro Full access to Arch repositories as well as Aur
Pro Looks good by default
Pro Low setup time
Even a person without prior knowledge will figure out how to set it up quite quickly.
Pro LVM on LUKS encryption of whole disk possible
It works! Whereas neither the calamares installer used by arcolinux or manjaro nor the archlabs installer produces a working result.
Pro Good for gaming
Smooth and cool. Easy to get going.
Pro Friendly community
The community and developers are willing to solve any kind of inconvenience.
Pro Supports 32-bit architecture
Use ArchLinux32 instead of the traditional Arch Linux to support 32-bit architectures.
Pro Fully developed in Bash
Being programmed entirely in Bash, it is relatively easy to find and solve errors or propose improvements.
Pro Customized and great performance
Its really good customized, and the performance was the best of my laptop 2 gb ram 50 Gb ROM.
Pro Fast, Nvidia versions
No need to install Nvidia, detected out of the box, blazingly fast.
Pro Higly customizable to tiny details via KDE settings and preinstalled Kvantum engine
Super fast and stable. Dolphin root restrictions can be solved with yust few clicks. Easy installation via Calamares , and preinstalled packages are awesome. Salient OS is a huge competitor to Manjaro both KDE & XFCE.
Con The installer has many bugs
Especially during the manually partitioning and the additional software installing procedure. If you do the automatic partitioning and you don't install additional softwares it's ok.