Choices: absent; latest; ... Name or list of names of the package(s) or file(s) to install, upgrade, or remove. $ pacman -Qii package_name. $ sudo pacman -S - < pkglist.txt. If you wan to install a package… Manage packages with the pacman package manager, which is used by Arch Linux and its variants. After reinstalling your system, copy the "pkglist.txt" file to your newly installed system and run the following command to install packages from the backup list. Use the following pacman command to install listed packages from a file on Arch Linux based systems such as Manjaro and Antergos system. For example, if gnome is a defined package group, then pacman -S gnome will provide a prompt allowing you to select which packages to install from a numbered list. # pacman -S $(cat /tmp/pack1.txt) Use the following format to uninstall listed packages from a file on Arch Linux based systems such as Manjaro and Antergos system. List Installed Packages using the Pacman Command. Export a List of Installed Packages to a Text File using an APT command: Just in case, the backup list includes foreign packages, such as AUR packages, remove them first, and then install the rest of packages … pacman -Qs Installing a package. 739 7 7 silver badges 19 19 bronze badges. To verify the presence of the files installed by a package: $ pacman -Qk package_name. -s, --search: Search each locally-installed package for names or descriptions that match regexp. pacman -Qe: List explictly-installed packages: pacman -Ql What files does this package have? If you would like to search only among the packages which has been already installed, use the following command:. It is a pretty long list, … pacman list available packages, Use pacman -Sl to get a list of available packages that you can install. state. To retrieve a list of the files installed by a package: $ pacman -Ql package_name. string. In addition to packages, groups can be specified as well. Can't be used in combination with upgrade. pacman -Q boost-libs #Display version pacman -Ql boost-libs #Display file list provided by local package pacman -Qk boost-libs #Check the local package database share | improve this answer | follow | answered Jan 9 '17 at 2:26. w1100n w1100n. As you can see the mingw-w64-x86_64-openjpeg2 package is installed, while the mingw-w64-x86_64-openjpeg package is not installed.. Some files, such as configuration, will be marked as modifiable and will not be overwritten during upgrade (except in special circumstances, where the package manager will typically move away the old file … Arch Linux follows rolling distro model. For packages not installed, use pkgfile. The list matches the rtools-packages repository on Github, where we maintain the build scripts. pacman (and other package managers) keep an index of packages and files that they manage (pacman --query --list). $ pacman -Qii package_name To retrieve a list of the files installed by a package: $ pacman -Ql package_name To retrieve a list of the files installed by a remote package: $ pacman -Fl package_name To verify the presence of the files installed by a package: $ pacman -Qk package_name Passing the k flag … emerge command example to update all packages … pacman -Qs Search installed packages for … When including multiple search terms, only packages with descriptions matching ALL of those terms are returned. The package selection is specified using a space- and/or comma-separated list of package numbers. Packages are updated frequently: # pacman -Syu OR # pacman --sync --refresh --sysupgrade See pacman package manager documentation for more information. aliases: package, pkg. 3. 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