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The Arch User Repository (AUR) is a repository that contains PKGBUILDs which are created and maintained by the community.

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Manjaro AUR install: what is the difference between “makepkg -s” then “pacman -U *.tar.xz” vs “makepkg -si”

In Manjaro is there any functional difference between using makepkg -s followed by then running pacman -U <package_name>.tar.xz instead of just using makepkg -si ? I've seen them both used ...
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Collect2 error while installing yay for Arch Linux

OS: Arch Linux (64-bit) Kernel: 4.18.5-arch1-1-ARCH Shell: bash I tried to install yay for my Arch Linux, but faced with an error. Here is the log: ==> Making package: yay 9.1.0-1 (Mon 18 Feb ...
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How to install Bootstrap Studio on Manjaro-Linux

What do I have to do to install Bootstrap Studio on my Manjaro-Linux System? I downloaded the 64-bit Version for any linux distribution here, but I dont know what to do. There is a package in AUR, ...
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list dependencies of pkgbuild with shell script

How can I list dependencies of a PKGBUILD file with shell script? For example, in a google-chrome's PKGBUILD, I want the script to extract all dependencies (including makedependencies, dependencies ...
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List files installed with makepkg

I'm still fairly new to arch and I tried installing lemonbar while customizing my system. Now I've only ever installed AUR packages with makepkg -Si and it worked very well most of the time since all ...
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aura 2.0.0 without powerpill?

I recently updated my aura package to 2.0.0 (aur). While reading the changelog (here) i noticed the powerpill support was dropped. Can anyone tell my why this was done? Was it due to the overall "...
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How to update a package installed on Arch Linux using a PKGBUILD file?

I have edited my question for clarity. TL;DR Will yay update a package I initially installed from my own local PKGBUILD when I update my PKGBUILD file? In other words, can AUR helpers be used for ...
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Analogue of AUR for gentoo

Is there a portage extension with user installation scripts like the AUR for Archlinux. I’m curious about Gentoo, and so far every distribution I’ve come across, be it Debian or red hat based, has ...
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How to check an AUR package for malicious code?

Malicious code has been found and deleted later from 3 AUR packages acroread, blaz and minergate (e,g: acroread PKGBUILD detail). It was found in a commit released by a malicious user by changing the ...
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How to fix the error `unrecognized option '--color never'`?

I was looking to try suplemon, so I run pacaur -S suplemon and face the following error: /usr/bin/pacman: unrecognized option '--color never' This error blocks the installation. How can I fix it?
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How am I supposed to inspect a PKGBUILD?

With AUR, you are expected to manually verify the PKGBUILD file and install scripts. What/how are you supposed to actually do this? What are some red flags to look for, what are common things done by ...
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Aurman: remove packages that are reported as neither in the repos nor AUR

I have installed aurman from the AUR, and every time I install a package, it says that packages are neither in the repos nor the AUR. Is there a way to remove them without removing them manually like ...
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Aurman asking for root privilege to install from AUR

I'm using Antergos. While installing an AUR package with aurman, it requires password. Why does it need root access to install package as by git clone and 'makepkg -si' I can install it with root ...
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Installing Computer Modern font on Arch Linux

I have tried installing Computer Modern Unicode fonts on Arch-linux using the following AUR repository here, but in vain. The installation goes smoothly and doesn't produce any errors but I still can'...
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Why is it sometimes necessary to manually import keys?

There are many packages on AUR which, when you attempt to install them, result in an error like: ==> ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified! This is resolved by importing the key ...
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How to update an Arch Linux PKGBUILD file for new version (printer driver)?

I want to install the CUPS driver for the Brother QL-1060N label printer on Arch Linux. Fortunately, there is an AUR package available. (Arch is amazing.) However, the AUR package is a bit out of ...
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Installing with packer: “sorry, you are not allowed to preserve the environment”

I'm on Arch Linux (4.11.9-1) trying to install a package from AUR using packer. During installation, after compressing the package, I'm asked for my sudo password which I enter. Then, installation ...
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VirtualBox is complaining that the kernel module is not loaded

I'm new to Manjaro and AUR, having an almost same problem like this one on Ubuntu: I have vagrant, virtualbox installed via pacman, then I try $ vagrant up VirtualBox is complaining that the ...
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Adding -DVLA to the make command of appstream

Situation: I am building Pantheon from AUR on Arch Linux. Problem: I have issues building appcenter-bzr. On appcenter-bzr's page, there is a comment saying to "You want to add the -DVLA flag to the ...
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Manjaro: enable edit in Shutter

To enable edit button in Shutter sometimes a new dependency is needed. In Ubuntu systems the neeeded package is libgoo-canvas-perl, but that is not present in Manjaro repositories, nor in AUR.
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Sublime Text 3 shows no menu bar on Arch Linux unless launched as root

I don't get a menu bar visible in Sublime Text 3, downloaded from the AUR using packer -S sublime-text-dev. This seems to be a fairly common issue, however none of the solutions around the Internet ...
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Get version number of AUR package installed

I imagine there's some sort of generic command for getting the version number of a specific AUR package I have installed... ideally something I can grep for the specific name, perhaps offering the ...
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Arch Linux: Why people do not do “make install” in PKGBUILD?

I'm analyzing different PKGBUILDs to learn creating packages for Arch. I saw in a lot of them, that they do make on sources, and then manually copy files in the different places with the install ...
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Arch Linux: Finding out build-dependencies so they can be turned into AUR dependencies

I'm using the Arch Linux and trying to create an AUR file that would download the source of a driver, compile and install it. What I wonder is - how can I check which packages are required for the ...
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Manjaro boots to white screen after uninstalling ttf-google-fonts-git

I'm pretty new to Linux. I've got Manjaro 16.06.1 with KDE Plasma running on virtual machine. I was working great until I uninstalled package named ttf-google-fonts-git via octopi (it also uninstalled ...
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gpg -recv-keys hangs when not run by root

I am trying to install a patched kernel form Arch User Repository but getting One or more PGP signatures could not be verified! error. I looked at the PKGBUILD and attempted to add the keys with the ...
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Installing Canon Pixma mg2400-series printer drivers on Manjaro/Arch?

The drivers for this printer are provided as source, deb and rpm packages on the Canon website. I have already tested the deb files and they work on the same machine. Because I knew about them, I ...
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AUR package cannot be built and installed - what to do?

AUR is said the largest repository out there but sometimes, when trying to build and install, and also to build and install dependencies, the outcome is not always a success. What a medium user can ...