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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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GOPATH not installed when using AUR

I am trying to install supabase-git, but it's happened on many other packages. During the build stage, I get this: ==> Starting build()... missing $GOPATH ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build()...
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While Installing pkg using yay, which AUR package (git / bin / stable) will you choose and where will you save it?

Whilst installing from Arch User Repository (AUR) we have several choices (git / bin / stable). However it's not clear which one should one choose and where should one save it. I have read the manual ...
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Can't execute shell script in AUR PKGBUILD

In the PKGBUILD file for an AUR I am working on, I get the following error in my package() function: ./install.sh: No such file or directory here is the function: package() { cd /opt/"$...
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Unable to install vala-panel-appmenu-xfce-git and vala-panel-appmenu-common-git in Manjaro

I wanted to install vala-panel-appmenu-xfce-git and vala-panel-appmenu-common-git in Manjaro. So I first used: pamac build vala-panel-appmenu-xfce-git in the terminal. This is the output I got: ...
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"Please commit your changes" git error when trying to update packages

When I run yay -Syu to update packages on my Arch Linux machine, I get this error: -> error fetching libcamera-git: error: Your local changes to the following files would be overwritten by merge: ...
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How to add mega repo in Arch Linux

How can I add the Mega repository to Arch Linux? Already add this in my pacman.conf [DEB_Arch_Extra] SigLevel = Required TrustedOnly Server = https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/Arch_Extra/$arch But I am ...
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How to install 32-bit version of package in PKGBUILD?

So I took over an orphaned AUR package that contains separate sources for 32-bit and 64-bit packages. I'm on a 64-bit machine, but I want to also test that the 32-bit installation works before I push ...
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Weird if behaviour inside PKGBUILD

I have a version 1.0 AUR which is easy because besides binary a systemd UNIT file is installed which contains a random number (password to db). Problem is version 2.0; I want systemd file to remain ...
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Installing Microsoft's build of OpenJDK in Arch Linux

These are the exact steps I followed: <already in my AUR_Programs folder> git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/jdk11-msopenjdk-bin.git cd "jdk11-msopenjdk-bin" makepkg -si <y on the ...
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Are Arch Community Packages safe from virus or malwares?

I am new on Linux ecosystem and have some confusions regarding the terminology that are being used. With that being said, my reason to switch to a Linux Distro from Windows because it provides a ...
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How to check GPG Keys on AUR files?

I don't know how to move the signature (.asc) file into my /opt/Mullvad folder in order to verify the signature. I use YAY (AUR Helper). The folder it installs to is read only. How can I move the asc ...
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How do I delete an AUR package that shares its name with a Core/Community/Extra package?

I have redundant packages installed that share the same name on the official repo and AUR. community/nerd-fonts-noto-sans-mono 2.0.0-1 [installed] community/nerd-fonts-terminus 2.1.0-4 [installed] aur/...
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Installing bitcoin-core in Arch Linux (VirtualBox) returns: unknown location(0): fatal error: in runtime error: _S_create_c_locale name not valid

I'd like to maintain a BTC node / wallet on a VM within VirtualBox. For this I installed Arch Linux, manually. The process wasn't the smoothest experience, but I got it working, eventually. Then I ...
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Apache Netbeans extreme font rendering issues on KDE

I've just installed Apache Netbeans in Manjaro, and for some reason the font rendering is completely broken, lacking antialiassing and generally just looking bad. I've tried adding: --laf Nimbus -J-...
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How to install AUR package in home directory?

IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate is not available as an Arch Linux core package, and has a built-in upgrade mechanism. For these reasons it would be convenient to install it into my home directory, letting it ...
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how many types of orphan package are there

I clean orphan packages sometimes on Arch or Ubuntu based OS. But some of them not at pacman or yay list paru -Ss dfu-util community/dfu-util 0.10-1 [34.94KB 104.31KB] Tool intended to download ...
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How to locate which application downloaded files to my computer?

I was doing a routine system clean-up today and I noticed that in my Downloads folder there are 4 files(adult videos no less) that I did not download. How can I find out where they came from/what app ...
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Pacman: Target can be found for reinstall, but not for removal

I'm using the Manjaro i3 setup, which comes with the palemoon browser. I however really don't have any need for this, so I'd like to uninstall. When I run pacman -Rns palemoon, I get error: target not ...
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How to download and backup all pacman and pacaur packages?

I would like to have an backup of all pacaur and pacman packages. Example: https://www.archlinux.org/packages/ How to download it all?
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Should I worry about 'WARNING: Package contains reference to $srcdir'?

I was building font-manager package from AUR on my Arch system. It is throwing a warning while the process : ==> WARNING: Package contains reference to $srcdir usr/lib/font-manager/libfontmanager.so....
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Does Pacman's "-n" flag purge configuration files for AUR packages?

In Pacman's man page, there is a -n (nosave) flag that purges all the configuration files of the package being removed. Does this flag work for packages installed from AUR? Is manual cleanup ...
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unable to install pi-hole from AUR on Arch ARM

I'm running Arch ARM on my RasPi and wanted to install pi-hole. I found https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pi-hole-server/ in the AUR, cloned it requires a few dependecies it cannot install by itself. ...
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How to install multiple instances of an app in Arch linux [closed]

I've searched a lot but with no success. my problem is that I want to install multiple instances of an application in Arch Linux. to be more specific, I want 2-3 instances of latest Skype. one for my ...
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Install Package without dependencies from AUR in Manjaro

I'm trying to install CamlImages(http://gallium.inria.fr/camlimages/), I can't seem to get it to work by building it myself so I am trying to get it from the AUR. My problem is, it has omake listed ...
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unable to upgrade zoom on Arch Linux

I've got zoom installed on my Arch box. When I start it, it shows me a window which states on the bottom Version: 3.5.374815.0324. The problem is, I don't remember how I got this original version ...
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MongoDB installation size is huge

I need MongoDB to install on Arch Linux. It needs 180+GB free space for installation. However, I have 99GB partition where Arch Linux is installed and 107GB partition free. Can I installed MongoDB by ...
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How do I find binary installed from AUR package?

I installed balena-cli from AUR (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/balena-cli/) using yay on my Arch box and all seemed to complete well but I can't find a balena-cli (or similar binary) on my system....
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Start forge server on arch linux?

I installed the latest version of minecraft forge server over the AUR. 1 aur/forge-server 1.15.2_31.1.0-1 (+2 0.11%) (Installed) Minecraft Forge server unit files, script and jar I can't seem to ...
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How to makepkg a git repository outside of the file

I'm trying to build a file called command.sh, which will just host a series of terminal commands that will install the software I need when I decide to buy a new computer. Its just the convenience of ...
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How to install gcc7 multilib on arch linux?

I've downloaded the gcc7 package with pacaur -S and that worked fine. Now I'm looking for the gcc7 multilib package but I can't find the pacman or aur package anywhere in the internet. Can someone ...
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How to install Amazon Corretto on Manjaro?

I'm trying to install Amazon Corretto on Manjaro Linux. As it's available on AUR, I installed it using Yay. However, whenever running any command, it's not found. How do I properly set it?
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What's the difference between pkg, pkg-bin and pkg-git on the AUR?

For example, there's https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/github-desktop/, https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/github-desktop-bin/, and https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/github-desktop-git/. I took ...
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I cannot install Yaourt: I do not have write permission for the directory

These are the instructions (https://manjaro.site/how-to-install-yaourt-on-arch-linux/) to install Yaourt: git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/package-query.git cd package-query makepkg -si cd .. ...
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NordVPN not working on Manjaro

I can't make NordVPN work on Manjaro. I git cloned the repo, run makepkg -d in order to build it and resolve dependencies and then run sudo pacman -U nordvpn-bin-3.3.1_3-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz But ...
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Arch/Hurd and the AUR

if i installed Arch/Hurd, Will I be able to use the AUR to install from source code since i will not be able to use the Arch/Linux binary packages ? have anyone tried to do that ?
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error: PKGBUILD contains CRLF characters and cannot be executed

When trying to install some (though not all) packages from AUR using yay or pacaur, such as rstudio-desktop or zotero, I get the following errors (translated from German): :: checking integrity of ...
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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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