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The Fractured Singleton: Jacman: Package Management in Arch Linux

Mar 23, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason R. Kretzer for this link. ]

"Arch Linux is not what one would call a 'newbie friendly' distribution. As such, the default package management software, Pacman, has no default GUI front end to it. Pacman is all CLI. In many regards, it is very similar to apt from Debian and portage from Gentoo. The basics of Pacman's operation are, like most other package utilities, installing, removing, and updating packages.

"For my personal use, I don't mind the command line..."

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