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I am looking for the equivalent of RHEL's yum -y in ArchLinux's pacman so that I can install packages with a shell script without asking the user questions.

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The option you are looking for is --noconfirm . It is available in pacman's 8 man page and is also available here

however, it is best to avoid using it and is highly recommended to always read and understand pacman's output.

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