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Old 06-13-2016, 03:50 AM   #1
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pacman invalid option =s


solve one problem and another pops up. well I guess I am learning. when I type pacman -s grub os=prober I get the answer

-s invalid option
anybody have an answer for this because i am really beginning to feel dumb. I have read the beginners guide over at arch and I believe I am doing it right.

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Old 06-13-2016, 04:57 AM   #2
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# pacman -S package_name1 package_name2 ...
There is a difference between -s and -S.

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for Arch this is what i recommend

read the beginners and install guide
then REREAD!! then and take NOTES on paper
-- yes a #2 pencil and a pad of paper

then re-reread the guides and make a install outline
( think term paper )

then fallow the install guide YOU wrote on the pad of paper
 
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for Arch this is what i recommend

read the beginners and install guide
then REREAD!! then and take NOTES on paper
-- yes a #2 pencil and a pad of paper

then re-reread the guides and make a install outline
( think term paper )

then fallow the install guide YOU wrote on the pad of paper
What he said. When I first installed Arch, I printed the whole Beginner's guide and made notes in the margin at the places where I was unsure. Did my research, and installed.

Note: I STILL follow the Beginner's guide (but not on paper anymore) whenever I install Arch on new machines. Because things change, and I cannot possibly remember all the steps.
 
  


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