Arch and Debian: Five Considerations

The two biggest grand-daddies of Linux are Arch and Debian, and each branch of Linux has its supporters and detractors, but how do these families of Distros compare as a whole? This video asks these questions.

1.) Available Packages
2.) Ease of Installation
3.) Package Versions
4.) Community
5.) Performance

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