Local help : read your “man pacman”

Type this command in the terminal

man pacman

Pacman operation : sync

command example description
sudo pacman -S sudo pacman -S firefox Installs the package
sudo pacman -Sy sudo pacman -Sy Sync the pacman database
sudo pacman -Syy sudo pacman -Syy Sync the pacman database with force
sudo pacman -Syu sudo pacman -Syu Sync the pacman database and update
sudo pacman -Syyu sudo pacman -Syyu Sync the pacman database with forece and update or update alias
sudo pacman -S … –noconfirm sudo pacman -S –noconfirm firefox Installs firefox – if confirmation is needed, always yes
sudo pacman -S … –needed sudo pacman -S –needed firefox Installs firefox if not yet installed – scripts
sudo pacman -Sc sudo pacman -Sc Cache clean – remove packages no longer installed
sudo pacman -Scc sudo pacman -Scc Cache clean -remove all files from cache
sudo pacman -Sg sudo pacman -Sg xfce4 Show content of group package
sudo pacman -Si sudo pacman -Si Show info of package
sudo pacman -Sl sudo pacman -Sl arcolinux_repo Shows all packages in a repo
sudo pacman -Ss sudo pacman -Ss awesome Search in name and description anywhere

THIRD PARTY TUTORIALS