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Fixing the pkgbuild of spotify or any other application

Fixing the pkgbuild of spotify or any other application

The AUR is a place where all the pkgbuilds are kept for many interesting applications. They are maintained by you and me so regular users. In this case on 1st April 2018 the maintainer is on holiday. In the meantime the developers from spotify deleted a file on the...

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Fix for cannot stat no such file or directory

Fix for cannot stat no such file or directory

An application coming from AUR will always have a PKGBUILD you can read and edit. Normally there is no need for that. Just in some odd occasions you will need to edit it to overcome an installation problem. Jan 2018 conky-lua-archers is a great example how to solve an...

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Fix for error message Duplicate Target

Fix for error message Duplicate Target

When I installed zoom the other day I had an error message "Duplicate target". This has happened also with other applications. Pacman finds two pkg.tar.xz files and is confused. When errors occur, go to your /tmp folder and check what is happening. When you installed...

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Error in a package update you do not want to keep

Error in a package update you do not want to keep

Packages or applications coming from AUR can cause problems. The individuals have to maintain the pkgbuild and need to update it if the source changes, the checksum changes, and so many other variables. January 8, 2018 we had an example with snapd....

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How to install software on ArcoLinux in the terminal

How to install software on ArcoLinux in the terminal

Our terminal is going to be our best friend. In that article we saw that there are many more themes already available for termite on ArcoLinux. There are also many other terminals to choose from. The terminal is the most important part in Linux. You need to learn...

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