Local help : read your “man pacman”

Type this command in the terminal

man pacman

Pacman operation : sync

commandexampledescription
sudo pacman -Ssudo pacman -S firefoxInstalls the package
sudo pacman -Sysudo pacman -SySync the pacman database
sudo pacman -Syysudo pacman -SyySync the pacman database with force
sudo pacman -Syusudo pacman -SyuSync the pacman database and update
sudo pacman -Syyusudo pacman -SyyuSync the pacman database with forece and update or update alias
sudo pacman -S … –noconfirmsudo pacman -S –noconfirm firefoxInstalls firefox – if confirmation is needed, always yes
sudo pacman -S … –neededsudo pacman -S –needed firefoxInstalls firefox if not yet installed – scripts
sudo pacman -Scsudo pacman -ScCache clean – remove packages no longer installed
sudo pacman -Sccsudo pacman -SccCache clean -remove all files from cache
sudo pacman -Sgsudo pacman -Sg xfce4Show content of group package
sudo pacman -Sisudo pacman -SiShow info of package
sudo pacman -Slsudo pacman -Sl arcolinux_repoShows all packages in a repo
sudo pacman -Sssudo pacman -Ss awesomeSearch in name and description anywhere

THIRD PARTY TUTORIALS