I finally got around to installing Arch on Virtual Box, I followed this guide from addictivetips that was simple… although the updates seemed to take an age.
First impressions are that I like it, I’m impressed with the bare simplicity, maybe even enough to try it as a primary OS.
One thing that I did take back to Ubuntu was the KDE Plasma Desktop. I’m not fully sure what I think about it as an option long term, as I’ve grown to like my Gnome 3 desktop, with the Unity like setup.
I do like the clean line styles, and access to widgets, I’m not too impressed with the alt+tab window switch view… but I’m sure this is tweakable, and is certainly no deal breaker.
Off to see how I can play with the setup and widgets, hopefully be able to get KDE Connect to work