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

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Pacman: cannot update my Linux packages (Arch/Manjaro): failed to commit transaction (conflicting files) [duplicate]

Trying to update my Manjaro system, I get "error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)" This is pacman's output: ~> sudo pacman -Syu Total Download Size: 4269.83 MiB Total ...
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Oscillating version dependencies with pacman packge manager

An executable I needed to run required a new version of a the nettle library. error while loading shared libraries: libnettle.so.8: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Checked ...
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Troubles with pacman and wi-fi connection

I have troubles with fresh-installed manjaro and pacman. For example: I'm trying to execute pacman -Sy and have such output: error: failed retrieving file 'core.db' from mirrors.colocall.net : ...
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Could not find the Qt platform plugin “wayland”

I get the following error when I run vlc: $ vlc VLC media player 3.0.11 Vetinari (revision 3.0.11-0-gdc0c5ced72) [0000561d2cc24a30] vlcpulse audio output error: PulseAudio server connection failure: ...
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systemd service failed

Im trying to write a systemd unit for autoupdate system every Friday after 18:00. And everything work fine if I start service manually via systemctl start --user autoupd.service. * autoupd.service - ...
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Cannot install or update packages with pacman (Arch Linux)

When I try to do sudo pacman -Syu, it gives me error: config file /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist could not be read: No such file or directory. What should I do?
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Manjaro Installation Key Issues

Just started using Manjaro and pacman. I attempted an install of sublime-text using the pacman install instructions and seem to have added a dodgy key. When I try an perform another command I keep ...
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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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How to install packages with Pacman from a list contained in a text file?

I installed a minimal version of Manjaro Cinnamon edition, and now want to upgrade it to the full edition. The list of packages are available in this text file. How to install them with Pacman ...
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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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Pacman hook 'failed to run transaction hooks' error

I was attempting a full system update using sudo pacman -Syyu, but at the end, it threw the error: Error: hook /usr/share/libalpm/hooks/gtk-query-immodules-3.0.hook line 2: invalid value Path Error: ...
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Failed to boot after system update, Arch linux (Failed to start Hostname Services) and others

After I updated the system through pacman, the system fails to boot. It seems that some services are not started during boot time. It shows like this: Error Failed to start Hostname Services. Failed ...
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How to install Microsoft Teams via pacman for arch linux?

How to install Microsoft Teams via pacman for arch linux? Microsoft Teams is also available for linux. I have problems to get an easy installation for arch. Teams is not listed in official package ...
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Restore libraries config files before or after install?

I often have to migrate between different Arch Linux systems. Some libraries have identical configurations, but different versions. Concrete example: on OS A, I have MariaDB 14, with config files (/...
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During update for package nss/lib32-nss results in “File conflict found nss”

During updating on a Arch distro the process is indicating there are conflicting files File conflict found nss (/usr/lib/p11-kit-trust.so), lib32-nss (/usr/lib32/p11-kit-trust.so): conflicting files ...
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Manjaro can't install pandoc, invalid or corrupted package

I tried to install pandoc, but I keep getting the error (106/106) checking package integrity [###################################] 100% error: failed to commit transaction ...
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Error updating packages conflicting files (overwriting not working)

Im gettint an error if I try to update my packages with yay -Syu or sudo pacman -Syu (270/270) checking for file conflicts ...
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sudo pacman -Syu fails with “error: failed to commit transaction (invalid or corrupted package)”

I am trying to update an arch Linux installation: sudo pacman -Syu It goes on for a while and then starts to write error messages such as (691/691) checking keys in keyring ...
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Why package managers like apt and pacman cannot install multiple packages simultaneously unlike snap

I get an error of locked database every time i try it on pacman. So what mechanism of snap makes it different.
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How can I speed up manjaro installation time and performance?

I started using Ubuntu on my laptop a few months ago, but it was just as slow as Windows 10. I just switched to Manjaro a few days ago because I heard it was supposed to be faster than Ubuntu, but it ...
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Majaro install ncurses5-compat-libs

I'm trying to install this package ncurses5-compat-libs but I can because of the following problem. What I did: 1. yay ncurses5-compat-libs There are 2 types of errors: Either I will check 'Y' and ...
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How do I list all packages belonging to a group (installed and uninstalled)?

I simply want to list of all packages belonging to a group (all, not only the installed ones), like there are listed on the website (for instance the gnome group). Sure I could parse the HTML, but ...
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No mkinitcpio preset present

My laptop lost battery during an update, so the linux kernel got truncated. After arch-chrooting into it and reinstalling linux, it's OK, but /boot/initramfs-linux.img (and the fallback) are empty. ...
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Manjaro/Arch: keep installed packages across multiple machines synchonized

I am running multiple Manjaro installation on a two laptops and two desktops and I often find myself in the situation that I need the same software on all machines and have to manually install it on ...
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How to see what GUI wrapper(pamac-manager) is doing through command line(pacman)

I'm new to Manjaro Linux, and since I'm not familiar with pacman commands, the GUI wrapper version - pamac-manager. But if I keep using GUI, I'll never be able to learn command line. Which is a ...
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List all packages that depend on a certain package with pacman

I have two packages which are in conflict after installing a new one with pacman on arch. How can I list all installed packages that are depending on the ones in conflict? Or more general: How can I ...
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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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What is the apt/dpkg equivalent of `pacman -Qs`?

Pacman/Rosetta suggests using aptitude or apt-file to perform local package query, however neither are provided in my environment (termux). apt search -a --installed package-name* The above command, ...
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error: could not read db 'multilib' (Can't parse line 1)

When I run the command, sudo pacman -Syu I get a lot of errors like this: error: could not read db 'core' (Can't parse line 1) error: could not read db 'multilib' (Can't parse line 1) And then at ...
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How to uninstall virtualbox completely?

I installed virtualbox from the executable run file downloaded from its official website onto my Manajaro XFCE but now I can't seem to remove it. How to completely remove it from my system?
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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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Pacman is broken

It's not the first time, but pacman broke down today again. I don't really know how to fix it. So any helpful pointers for me to self-teach will be highly appreciated. I hope I can be an independent ...
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wget not working on Arch and having depdendencies to both libnettle.so.6 and libnettle.so.7

I think upgrading the system with pacman -Syu after a year of inactivity is the issue. Now pacman can't download anything as wget won't run anymore with the following error: wget: error while ...
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Error after started pacman updates

I started update arch-distro with pacman -Syu and I see: Total Download Size: 0.04 MiB Total Installed Size: 26901.78 MiB Net Upgrade Size: 1219.74 MiB :: Proceed with installation? [Y/n]...
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How to reinstall the packages that has been removed in the last remove command in arch linux?

So recently I have installed Manjato linux with i3wm. It came with urxvt and urxvt-perls pre installed so I've switched to st terminal emulator and decided to remove urxvt-perls, and urxvt-perls. So I ...
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Orphaned AUR Packages: hsxkpasswd perl-file-share (but they are explicitly installed)

I have the AUR package hsxkpasswd explicitly installed (as shown below). And perl-file-share is a dependency of that package. But yay reports it is orphaned. Why? How do I resolve this? Reinstalling ...
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ERROR: target not found: yaourt

I'm new to arch so any help on this subject is much appreciated. I have been trying to install yaourt on manjaro, but this is the error message I receive. [manjaro@manjaro-pc ~]$ sudo pacman -S ...
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Brave repository for Arch Linux

Is there any Brave browser repository for Arch Linux? I know of binary packages in AUR but I would like to add the repository to pacman configuration so it can be installed and updated on the way as ...
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Is there a simple way to convert an Antergos system to an Arch system?

I've been running Antergos XFCE for years now. As I'm sure everyone knows, the Antergos project ended in May. I was planning to jump to a different distribution last summer, but then life happened and ...
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Error when trying to install packages via pacman on Arch Linux WSL

I am using Arch for Windows Subsystem for Linux build. Whenever I try to install a specific package (e.g. python) it displays a Y/n prompt: :: Import PGP key [KEY], "[Name]", created: [date]? [Y/n] ...
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no pacman upgrade possible

What I get when doing pacman -Syyu: :: Starting full system upgrade... there is nothing to do I deleted the /etc/pacman.d/gnupg folder and tried manually download the archlinux-keyring package, ...
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Issue with pacman: “error: failed to prepare transaction”

Trying to update my package database: $ sudo pacman -Syu [sudo] password for pietrom: :: Synchronizing package databases... core is up to date extra 1770.5 KiB ...
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Archlinux Pacman Partial Upgrades - Finding Package Dependency Issues

I am working on an Archlinux system where we cannot use pacman -Syu to update our packages. I have very limited hardware and disk space and running pacman -Syu will add about 250MB of files to the ...
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Pacman does not install the most recent version of a package

I'm trying to install Gradle on my Manjaro machine. I need to use it with Java 12, which implies that I need Gradle 5.6.x. On this page it is said that version 5.6.2 is available, which is good news. ...
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/usr/bin/which on Arch

I'm missing the which command in my Arch Linux container. In my host distribution (Ubuntu) it sits at /usr/bin/which, I've done a pacman -Ss which followed by pacman -S core/gnutls but it's still ...
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Clean Install of Manjaro 18.04 won't update

I finished a clean install of Manjaro 18.0.4 and everything went well, until I tried to update: Now it has many dependency cycles: Warning: js52: ignoring package upgrade (52.9.0-2 => 52.9.0-3) ...
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Enabling testing repo on manjaro pacman.conf

I thought I would be able to simply add [testing] serverName = testing [community-testing] serverName = community-testing below community and core but it can't see the server. Reading the wiki ...
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pacman option to search for packages that own a file

What is the pacman option to search for a package that owns a file? Like dpkg -S in Debian-based distros.
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pacman -Syu - too many packages to upgrade

I run sudo pacman -Syu every day on Manjaro GNU/Linux, most of the times there are only a few or no packages to update, but like every ~7 days, it may prompts to update hundreds (~500) of packages, ...

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