Help needed, TalkingArch

Didier Spaier didier at
Sun Oct 27 07:09:52 EDT 2019

Hi Chuck and all,

That's the new talking Arch, approved by Kyle I think.

Best regards,


On 27/10/2019 11:54, Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have found myself in need of a TalkingArch installation ISO recently,
> and have found the latest release not to work any more.  I tried catching
> up on the recent state of things, and found the Arch wiki TalkingArch
> page to be very informative, and very discouraging.  I reviewed the
> installation guide, noticed a couple of discrepancies from Kyle's audio
> tutorial, and modified my procedure accordingly.  At the moment, I get
> identical failures on several X86-64 systems, even after replacing the
> mirrorlist with a version known to work currently, and asking pacstrap
> to fetch an appropriate set of packages.  Pacstrap downloads them,
> begins the installation, then fails with a screenful of complaints about
> possibly corrupted packages or obsolete package keys.
> Inspecting the root directory I was attempting to populate, I see
> that all top level directories are empty.  except var, which shows the
> expected subdirectory structure, including the 140 or so packages that
> had been downloaded.
> At present I have a VPS on Linode running ArchLinux, but of course it's
> not TalkingArch, and I have Debian Buster in console mode on my desktop.
> Anyone know where I can get a TalkingArch Installation ISO that works? or
> any other ideas?
> Thanks,
> Chuck H.

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