So, I want to use arch linux but I've a very poor internet connection and I'm going to triple boot it with kali and windows.I'm worried about the updates.

My internet speed is about 112kbps

  • Arch updates all the time as do most distros. If I were in your position, I would use an Ubuntu LTS version that's still supported but been around for a while like Ubuntu 14.04 (or Ubuntu 16.04 if you're adventurous). That way the pressure to perform an update to fix a bug isn't as great. With Arch regressions can happen all the time and a lot of the time the only option is to google around for the answer which is going to be a pain on a slow connection. – Bratchley Apr 23 '17 at 1:27

How often do arch updates occur?

The answer to this is:
As often as you choose to update.

But, to expand a little (from the Arch Wiki):

The user decides when to upgrade, and merges necessary changes when required. If the user reaches out to the community for help, it is often provided in a timely manner. The difference between Arch and other distributions in this regard is that Arch is truly a 'do-it-yourself' distribution; complaints of breakage are misguided and unproductive, since upstream changes are not the responsibility of Arch devs.

To summarize: you can have zero updates, or ten updates per day. It is entirely up to you!

  • Will the updates get bigger the nest time I update? – Shadman Sakib Apr 23 '17 at 7:56

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