Follow this link, I build Slack in Arch by makepkg -sri. Unfortunately, it won't start and I decided to remove it.

Issue: When I use pacman -Qm slack it returns error: package 'slack' was not found, and pacman -Rns slack surely won't work as well.

How can I remove the package and its dependencies?


which slack cmd returns /usr/bin/slack

  • Did you build and install it? Is it possible that you got /usr/bin/slack from a different install procedure? – Ángel Sep 14 '20 at 22:22
  • that could be an reason, I tried to restart my system and some how the slack works and I use yay to reinstall it again now I am able to start it and find the package via pacman as well – SLN Sep 14 '20 at 22:37


sudo pacman -R slack-electron 

It worked for me.

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