When comparing Anarchy Linux vs Mint, the Slant community recommends Anarchy Linux for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux operating systems for personal use?” Anarchy Linux is ranked 6th while Mint is ranked 11th.
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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 Writen in Crystal (Language)
Crystal is one of the best and elegant languages.
Pro Constructs for synchronous and asynchronous computations
Pro Easy to learn and write
Everything is an expression.
Pro HTML and CSS integration
HTML can be written with minimal differences.
Scoped .CSS can be written for elements in components.
Pro Good error support
200+ unique error messages to help you on the way.
Pro Everything is typed
Everything is typed using a simple type system
Pro Dead code elimination
Only used parts of the code compiles into the final bundle.
Pro Built-in formatter
Mint has a built-in formatter to format your code, it can run standalone or with the development server.
Pro Batteries included
Mint contains everything you need to build the frontend of web applications from styling to data storage through HTTP requests to testing.
Pro Integrated testing
Testing is part of the language and there is a test runner built in which runs tests in the browser.
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.