Why AUR is part of the Arch Linux success

“If you usually follow some blogs about Linux, especially those
on Arch Linux, there is a common word that you are come across
often, AUR, acronym of Arch User Repository. You might wonder what
does it mean, what does it imply for the distribution, and why it’s
so popular for the Arch Linux community. If you asking yourself
those questions, this post is for you.

AUR is a kind of repository totally public, open to whoever want
to contribute to let some resources available to anyone. No
ceremonials, agreement or long ritual initiation to submits a
package to AUR.

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