Arch Linux#

Salt (stable) is available through the Arch Linux Official repositories. You can also get -git packages in the Arch User repositories (AUR) as well.

These instructions explain how to install Salt on Arch operating systems:

Before you start#

Before installing Salt on your operating system, ensure that you first:

Install the stable release of Salt on Arch Linux#

To install the stable release of Salt on Arch Linux:

  1. Run the following command:

    pacman -S salt
    
  2. To activate the master or minion using systemctl:

    systemctl enable salt-master.service
    systemctl enable salt-minion.service
    
  3. To start the master service using systemctl:

    systemctl start salt-master
    

After installing Salt on your operating system, you need to complete the following post-installation steps: