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Getting what you want on Arch and Slackware - AUR and Slackbuilds

Sep 20, 2011, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"One of the many things Arch and Slackware have in common is good documentation. We use both distributions for some years and never had a problem that did not get solved by using the Arch wiki, Slackbook or IRC channels. We will try to be as complete as possible, but should you encounter a problem, feel free to profit from free and quality knowledge.

So, you want to install an application and can't find it in the Arch repositories. No need to panic, chances are you'll find a build script in AUR, which stands for Arch User Repository. As you can see, you are invited to read the guidelines in order to get familiar with what AUR is and what makes it tick.

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