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A Linux package manager, originally developed for the Arch Linux distribution.

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Should I use Void or Arch? [closed]

I want to know which one would be better to use for programming, specifically C++ and Arduino. I have heard that Pacman is a good package manager, but also the stigma against systemd that I don't ...
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How to set an uninstalled package as installed in pacman?

I want to set two packages that I (stupidly) installed without using pacman as installed, so I don't have to bother uninstalling them and reinstalling through pacman.
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Update script after command is entered

I'm trying to create a simple bash script which gets the current amount of available updates (on arch linux). The bash script will be running in the background and to neither stress my computer or the ...
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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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How to use stdin to give data to rankmirrors command

Probably a rooky question, but I have seen that the "rankmirrors" command can use the stdin input. But when I run the following command (which retrieve all URL in use in the "...
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Uninstalled package causing conflict on system upgrade with pacman

I'm on Arch Linux. I once attempted to install aur/teams-for-linux with yay which installed nodejs-lts-gallium as a dependency. Since some things didn't work out and I found that teams could be used ...
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In Arch Linux: Which is the equivalent to "apt rdepends" with pacman?

I am trying to look for a packages that they depends of a knowed package. But I don't know the equivalent to apt rdepends <package_name>.
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How to deal with missing libcrypt.so.1 on Arch Linux?

How do you deal with a missing libcrypt.so.1 on ArchLinux? Trying to run openoffic4 (the LibreOffice binary) results in: /opt/openoffice4/program/javaldx: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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What is "package manager cache" (pacman, apt)?

I have several questions about Linux package managers: What exactly is "package manager cache"? Should I keep it or is it safe to clean it up completely? What can go wrong if the cache is ...
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Garuda Linux : annoying network problem

I've installed Garuda Linux on my machine and upgraded the system. However, after I reboot, I face a wifi connection problem : the network manager cannot detect my wifi router but only detects my ...
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uninstalled ca-certificates

I uninstalled ca-certificates without realizing the consequences that would have. Now I can't reinstall it. Even a manual install by downloading the ca-certificates package with firefox and installing ...
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Uninstalling packages not in a list or dependencies of those in that list

I'm using Arch Linux. I maintain a few lists of pacman packages in a repo and I want to synchronize my installed packages with those words (all at once rather than 1-by-1 cut cat should easily handle ...
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Can browse internet, but ping doesn't work

I have an old laptop with Arch Linux installed on it, which I just started up for the first time in a few years. I have NetworkManager installed on it, which can seemingly connect fine to wired and ...
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pacman: print number or list of upgradable packages

is there a way to just print list of packages available for upgrade ? I am using pacman (yay) of arch linux. Thank you for help
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How do you list the packages flagged as outdated using pacman?

How can I list the packages that have been flagged as outdated on the remote repository. I can check archlinux.org/packages and see the desired information here: When I run yay --show --stats I see ...
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How can I make pacman search look better?

Currently I am using Arch. Pacman is a great package manager but can I make pacman search look better (pacman -Ss). For example if I search for a package it gives me result lik this: extra/foomatic-db-...
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Fresh Arch install: Lots of "could not resolve host" errors

I've just installed Arch. My computer is connected to my router/modem via Ethernet cable. I just logged in and tried using pacman to install a package but got a bunch of "could not resolve host&...
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Why are "yay" updates sourcing .bashrc?

I have a line in my .bashrc file that prints the current time and system uptime, so that that always appears at the top when I open a console. However, this also occurs at random time whenever I ...
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Why isn't Pamac store showing any applications in Arch Linux?

Why isn't Pamac store showing any applications in Arch Linux?. This is what Pamac store is saying: No package found. I installed Pamac store in Arch Linux using this guide: https://www.fossmint.com/...
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how to add arch zfs rpo to pacman on arch linux

how to add arch zfs rpo to pacman on arch linux ? on my arch linux am getting this error ❯ nocorrect sudo pacman -Syu [sudo] password for beasly: error: archzfs: signature from "ArchZFS Bot <...
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Manjaro lsb-release set to Arch (lsb-release: /etc/lsb-release exists in filesystem)

I tried upgrading my packages with pacman -Syu and got an error message. error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) lsb-release: /etc/lsb-release exists in filesystem (owned by manjaro-...
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Piping the output of an interactive shell script

Arch Linux's package manager, pacman, outputs search results with each result spanning two lines: ~ % pacman -Ss cowsay extra/cowsay 3.04-2 Configurable talking cow (and a few other creatures) ...
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"gpg: error reading key: No public key" when updating manjaro-keyring

I have a super weird issue which has almost been preventing me from installing/updating anything. Anytime pacman tries to update the manjaro-keyring package, I get the error in the title of this post. ...
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rollback pipewire to PulseAudio

My bluetooth headphones are lagging video and stuttering. I have recently switched to pipewire and find the documentation too advanced to navigate.There are so many layers of configuration and the ...
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Arch linux: custom repo: File is corrupted (invalid or corrupted package (checksum))

I created a custom repository on my manjaro machine (to make a custom Manjaro ISO) with adding: [manjaro-mate-aur-packages] SigLevel = Never Server = https://github.com/FreaxMATE/manjaro-mate-aur-...
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How to get metadata about a application using appstream API?

I am trying to make a GUI front-end to pacman using alpm. I recently found out that appstream can help me fetch icons, screenshots and all for a application. But I don't understand how do I do that. ...
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How do I install all the members in archlinux package base-devel

I wish to install all the options in the archlinux package base-devel. When I issue the command "sudo pacman -S --needed base-devel" I get: [vagrant@archlinux ~]$ sudo pacman -S --needed ...
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How do I fix arcolinux_repo is unknown in pacman

I have a box with Arcloinux (D I think) and pacman has is not letting me update the system anymore, I get: sudo pacman -Syu [sudo] password for user: error: arcolinux_repo: key "...
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I can't install cgpt in Arch Linux using Pacman, what to do?

I've been unable to install cgpt in Arch Linux. I don't know what it is, but it's needed for a script. Here is the output of my Terminal: # pacman -S cgpt error: target not found: cgpt # cgpt -bash: ...
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Arch linux, set up user to use pacman without full root privileges

I am trying to set up multiple levels of users on my arch linux system. I want to lock the root user, and then have 3 levels of user. On top is essentially is a full wheel root user, then under that I ...
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Arch Linux display Xorg not function at all, but Wayland does (very poorly). Corrupted Xorg files from mirror?

Hello fellow Linux users, I recently purchased an old laptop and decided to try Arch Linux. I bought it to see just how well Arch is for a system and also due to the fact of my main PC's HDD is giving ...
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pacman target arror

I have a new install of Artix Linux (base install) and I am having troubles installing stuff with pacman. Some packages work but zathura, snapd, and most packages don't work. error: target not found: ...
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How to download heavier packages first in packman parallel mode?

You can enable parallel mode by uncommenting the ParallelDownloads = 5 line in /etc/pacman.conf. My question is, can I change the order by which packages are downloaded? Can I queue the heavier ...
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Arch linux: Cura thows: ValueError: PyCapsule_GetPointer called with incorrect name

when i type cura to my terminal I get this error and program does not start: john@arch-thinkpad ~> cura /usr/lib/python3.9/site-packages/UM/PluginRegistry.py:4: DeprecationWarning: the imp module ...
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Arch Linux: Reinstall all broken packages after poweroff during system upgrade

There was power failure during system upgrade (pacman -Suy). So I have a lot of broken packages. They seems to be fixed on reinstall with force overwriting (e.g pacman -S systemd-sysvcompat--overwrite ...
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Pacman error when trying to download a package

I am using BlackArch Linux. When trying to download a package I get this error: error: could not open file /var/lib/pacman/sync/core.db: Unrecognized archive format error: could not open file /var/lib/...
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Show description on packages when using `pacman` on `Arch Linux`

I want to get additional descriptive (free-text) information on the packages I'm querying when using pacman on my Arch Linux machine (actually Parabola GNU/Linux-Libre). While both pacman -Qi <name-...
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I just installed Garuda and I'm getting error when upgrading

I ran sudo pacman -Syu I got this is error error: key "45ECA705E3897524654A37880706B90D37D9B881" could not be looked up remotely :: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/beautyline-20210621-1-any.pkg....
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sudo pacman -S reflector returns "target not found reflector" on artix linux

sudo pacman -Syu returns system is up to date world is up to date galaxy is up to date ::starting full system upgrade there is nothing to do` And then sudo pacman -S reflector returns error: target ...
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Arch Linux's pacman not installing / updating packages (404 download error)

The whole thing started like a half a year ago, when pacman started throwing 404 errors on random package downloads, thus halting the whole package installation / update process. Executing pacman -...
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I cannot update my system with `pacman`

Trying to update my system, I get the error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies). This is what I get: ~> sudo pacman -Syu :: Synchronising package databases... gremlins ...
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Nvidia-utils "failed to prepare transaction" error with pacman

I'm new to arch-based distros and I've been using Manjaro (and pacman directly from the terminal without things like pamac) for 1 month or so with the same nvidia graphics card (gtx 1660 super) and I'...
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Pacman downgrading my Linux kernel?

While updating my Linux installation on an AMD Ryzen system with sudo pacman -Syu, I noticed this row: gremlins/linux-zen 5.12.1.zen2-1 5.12.4.zen1-1 0.05 MiB 98.39 MiB So the kernel ...
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Why do package managers like apt and pacman NOT use system proxy settings by default? [closed]

To be clear, this is a question on why the developers of apt chose to set it up this way. I’m not asking how to change my proxy settings, but rather why the out-of-the-box defaults make me have to ...
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Can't download large files through pacman

I'm trying to install arch on a Thinkpad T14 gen 2 and using ethernet to do it (the wifi card isn't showing up in ip link, iwctl device|adapter list, or iw dev despite showing up in rfkill and the ...
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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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How to reconfigure hostname on Arch Linux so the pacman command works properly

I just finished installing Arch Linux on my computer to the point where I can boot my system without the thumb drive. After rebooting I started making some adjustments and quickly realized that my ...
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Any way to run all hooks in pacman?

Is there any way to tell pacman (Arch Linux) to just run all post-transaction hooks, as if it had just done a full system upgrade, but without installing any packages? I just tried to do a full ...
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Can't install packages by a text file with listed names

Also I tried with IFS=" " but the result is the same. arch-chroot /mnt pacman -Sy echo "most less" > "/root/.testlist.rs" pacman -S $(cat "/root/.testlist.rs"...
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Is there a way to list Arch Linux packages by original install date?

I'm looking for a way to list my installed packages on Arch Linux in order of their original install date (not the date the current version of the package was installed; the date of the very first ...
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