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How to Install Third-Party Apps in Arch Linux

May 30, 2013, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

So, now that you've installed the Arch Linux distribution, we will teach you how to install third-party applications in this awesome Linux operating system. First of all, you need to know that there's a lot of documentation about how to install popular applications in Arch Linux, accessible from the Arch User Repository (AUR) community-driven Wiki. Second of, we should inform you about the method used to install third-party applications in Arch Linux, as the distro uses source packages and a clever method to grab them, compile them (if necessary) and install them. See below for a detailed example.

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