This document is a WORK IN PROGRESS.
This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
Arch User Repository¶
The AUR, is a major part of the Arch Linux ecosystem. It’s a community driven repository for the Arch Linux system that hosts a number of packages outside the official Arch Linux package database.
Table of contents¶
Update your system and install the needed packages:
Create a dedicated AUR directory:
- Search available packages here: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/
- Install an AUR package:
Uninstall an AUR package and it's dependencies (which are not required by any other installed package):
Update an AUR package:
Yay is an AUR helper (written in Go): see yay.md.
- when using
$ makepkg, if the following error appears:
==> ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified!, then you can run it again like this:
$ makepkg --skippgpcheck
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