Frequently Asked Questions

Arch Quick Guide
Last Updated a year ago

Search for a package
packer -Ss packagename

Install a package
packer -S packagename

Update the Package Database

sudo pacman -Syy

Perform the Update
sudo pacman -Su

Upgrade a package
pacman -Syu packagename

Clear the Package Cache
pacman -Scc

Remove a package
pacman -R packagename

Remove a package and dependencies

pacman -Rs packagename

Correct invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature)
pacman-key --populate archlinux
pacman-key --refresh-keys

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