In this guide we will see how to install the desktop environment Pantheon of elementary OS on Arch Linux and derivatives through a dedicated repo.
The first thing to do is to install Pantheon include third-party repositories, to do this just type in a terminal:
sudo nano /etc/pacman.conf
And insert the following:
SigLevel = Optional Server = http://pkgbuild.com/~alucryd/$repo/$arch
Save everything with Ctrl + x and then s
Now we can install Pantheon typing:
sudo pacman -Sy pantheon-session-bzr
This allows us to install the minimal version of Pantheon without default applications, system settings, etc…
If we want to complete the installation of the Pantheon with the various applications of default, font, etc. dedicated just type:
sudo pacman -Sy audience-bzr contractor-bzr dexter-contacts-bzr eidete-bzr elementary-icon-theme-bzr elementary-scan-bzr elementary-wallpapers-bzr gtk-theme-elementary-bzr geary indicator-pantheon-session-bzr lightdm-pantheon-greeter-bzr maya-calendar-bzr midori-granite-bzr noise-bzr pantheon-backgrounds-bzr pantheon-calculator-bzr pantheon-default-settings-bzr pantheon-files-bzr pantheon-notify-bzr pantheon-print-bzr pantheon-terminal-bzr plank-theme-pantheon-bzr scratch-text-editor-bz snap-photobooth-bzr switchboard-bzr ttf-opensans ttf-raleway-font-family ttf-dejavu ttf-droid ttf-freefont ttf-liberation
and confirm the installation.
At the end you just end the session or restart and go to the Pantheon session from display manager.