Sunday, January 27, 2013

How to install gtkpacman (GUI Pacman Software manager) on Archlinux

If you searching about GUI Package manager for Pacman Archlinux like synaptic, yum software manager, etc. You can try gtkpacman. GTK Pacman is GTK package manager for archlinux based on pacman.


GtkPacman is available on AUR:
To install it. (svn version)
$wget https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gt/gtkpacman-svn/gtkpacman-svn.tar.gz
$tar -xvzf gtkpacman-svn.tar.gz
$cd gtkpacman-svn
$makepkg -s
$sudo pacman -U *.pkg.tar.xz

Here's the screenshot:
GTKPacman User interface




Updating/Upgrading:
Like a terminal mode, but you didn't need to type it, just click. :D



Install package from file:
You can install a pkg.tar.xz directly.



GTKpacman is good software for managing archlinux application that installed on system. But for install a new software, after try everything on it, i still didn't found any way to get software from database. Maybe you can tell me if i miss something.:D. 

Enjoy GTK Pacman.

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