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Aura is a package manager for Arch Linux.

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http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – What is Aura? Aura is a package manager for Arch Linux. It's main purpose is as an "AUR helper", in that it automates the process of installating packages from the Arch User Repositories. The Aura Philosophy Aura is Pacman. Aura doesn't just mimic pacman... it is pacman. All pacman operations and their sub-options are allowed. Some even hold special meaning in Aura as well. Arch is Arch. AUR is AUR. -S yields pacman packages and only pacman packages. This agrees with the above. Thus in aura, the -A operation is introduced for obtaining AUR packages. -A comes with with all the sub-options (HowTos)