EdTheUniqueGeek wrote:I was just following the Beginners' Guide. If I should be skipping the rankmirrors section then I guess I will.Beginners' Guide clearly state to uncomment server close to you in /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist this is important default step to execute. Other steps are alternative - which is good.
I have followed the Beginners' Guide, and after messing things up with Syslinux as a bootloader, used GRUB and had no further problems. Except I still could not install the netcfg package (I could install all other internet-realated ones, such as dialog).
Firstly I’d like to mention that this guide will not show you how to install Arch from scratch as there is already good documentation which tells you to do so, please read the full beginners guide here if you would like to set up Arch for the first time. This guide assumes you already have a command line system installe
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Ubuntu is a free, open-source computer operating system with 20 million users worldwide.
Long Description: This 30 page guide was written for beginners and will tell you everything you need to know about the Ubuntu experience.
Best to install from the repo's or ccr, instead of going to websites to install.There are quite a few options for this in ccr:http://chakra.sourceforge.net/ccr/packa … _Search=Gojust use 'ccr infinality', and choose whichever number corresponds with the package you need.But ofc, best to read the Beginners Guide to understand how to install with pacman and ccr.
It depends on the availability of the prgram to be installed. Some programs comes only as source code, some comes as .deb package( similar to the so called .exe in windows) and some can be installed very easily using synaptic package manager(if you have internet connection).
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.