Monday, April 29, 2013

yaourt - AUR Installation

Make sure yajl (JSON Library)is installed with this:

sudo pacman -S yajl

Go here and download package-query:
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pa/package-query/package-query.tar.gz

Go where you downloaded and do the following:
tar -zxvf package-query.tar.gz
cd package-query
makepkg
sudo -U package-query-1*(current install number)
Go here and download yaourt
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/ya/yaourt/yaourt.tar.gz

Go where you downloaded and do the following:
tar -zxvf yaourt.tar.gz
cd yaourt
makepkg
sudo -U yaourt-1*(current install number)
Finally update your repositories:
yaourt -Syu

Some helpful commands:

Install:
yaourt -S package-name

Search:
yaourt -Ss package-name

Remove:
yaourt -R package-name

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