Hello all. I'm from the UK and I've been using Arch since mid 2013. See also, my AUR packages.
Installing meta packages
A meta package, identified by the -meta suffix (#Installing specific packages.for example), provides similar functionality to a package group in that it enables multiple related packages to be installed simultaneously. Meta packages can be installed just like any other package, see
The only difference between a meta package and a regular package is that a meta package is empty and exists purely to link other packages together through dependencies.