After following the arch linux wiki install steps https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/installation_guide installed arch linux however had networking problems which were resolved as below
Assign a temporary static IP address in the console:
$ ip addr add 192.168.0.10/24 broadcast 192.168.0.255 dev em1
Then add your gateway IP address:
$ip route add default via 192.168.0.1
Then use pacman to download netctl
$ pacman -S netctl
$ sudo cp /etc/netctl/examples/ethernet-static /etc/netctl/enp0s3
Replace enp0s3 with your network card name.
Now, edit the network config file:
$ sudo nano /etc/netctl/enp0s3
Enter your IP address, Netmask, gateway, and DNS server details as shown below.
Description=A basic static ethernet connection Interface=enp0s3 Connection=ethernet IP=static Address=(192.168.1.102/24) Gateway=(192.168.1.1) DNS=(188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206)
You must replace eth0 with your actual network card name (i.e enp0s3 in our case) in the above configuration file. Save and close the file.
Enable the network card to start automatically on every reboot with command:
$ sudo netctl enable enp0s3
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