Category:Package management

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Packages in Arch Linux are built using makepkg and a custom build script for each package (known as a PKGBUILD). Once packaged, software can be installed and managed with pacman. PKGBUILDs for software in the official repositories are available from the ABS tree; thousands more are available from the (unsupported) Arch User Repository.

Here you will find articles on how to find, install, remove and otherwise manage your software packages using pacman and the Arch Build System.

GOOD TO KNOW: Making a Custom Package CD

See also

Category:Package development