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Old 10-22-2010, 08:06 PM   #1
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Install standalone .pkg.tar.gz file in Pacman


I just recently converted a .pkg.tar.gz file using the Alien package converter in my Ubuntu drive and copied it to an external hard drive with Arch on it.

Here's the problem: man pacman doesn't show any options for installing standalone packages. How do I do it?
 
Old 10-22-2010, 08:09 PM   #2
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pacman -U .pkg.tar.gz or .pkg.tar.xz
 
Old 10-22-2010, 08:44 PM   #3
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Thanks, worked
 
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your welcome, what desktop you using in ARCH?
 
Old 10-22-2010, 10:06 PM   #5
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Right now, the only way I can use Arch is by chrooting into it from Ubuntu. Other than that, trying to boot into Arch is a real pain - see this thread for details.
 
  


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