yaourt − more than a frontend to pacman
yaourt <operation> [options] [packages]
yaourt (search pattern|package file)
Yaourt is a pacman frontend with a lot of features.
AUR/ABS support, colorized output, interactive search/install, save/restore Alpm database, orphans detection, manage .pac* files, ...
Since the majority of those options are the same as pacman’s (pacman(8)), this manual page will focus on the yaourt-specific ones.
Backup or restore alpm local database. See Backup Options.
Manage .pac* files. See Clean Options.
−G, −−getpkgbuild <package>
Get PKGBUILD for ABS or AUR.
Query local database + Can sort packages by installation date, possibility to delete orphans. See Query Options.
Remove package(s) from the system.
Upgrade or add package(s) to the system.
Synchronize packages + AUR support, building from sources. See Sync Options.
Show some statistics about your packages.
Display version and exit.
Display a short help.
Export built packages and their sources (makepkg(8)) to <dir>.
Force installation or updates.
Allow curl & package−query to perform "insecure" SSL connections
Don’t ask for confirmation.
Use $PAGER to show search results.
Use <dir> as temporary folder. default to /tmp
Backup alpm local database in current dir.
yaourt −B <dir>
Backup alpm local database in <dir>/pacman−date.tar.bz2
yaourt −B <file>
Restore alpm local database from <file>.
Manage .pacnew, .pacsave and .pacorig files.
Clean all these files.
Query <file> instead of alpm/aur.
List queries result sorted by installation date.
Filter output to packages installed as dependencies.
Filter output to packages not required by any currently installed package. With −d, yaourt list all real orphans and ask for deletion.
Also search in AUR database. With −u or −−sysupgrade, upgrade aur packages that are out of date. With −Qm, display more info about foreign package.
Pass −A or −−ignorearch option to makepkg(8) to ignore PKGBUILD(5) arch field.
−−aur−url <AUR url>
Specify a custom AUR url (default to https://aur.archlinux.org).
Show packages that conflicts with one of the targets.
Build from sources, ABS for official packages, or AUR if packages is not found. Specify this option twice to build all dependencies.
Show packages that depends on one of the targets.
With −u or −−sysupgrade, search an update for devel packages.
Display dependency and other information for a given package. This will search through all repositories and AUR database for a matching package.
Pass additional options to makepkg(8). To pass more than one option, put them in quotes.
Show packages that provides one of the targets.
Show packages that replaces one of the targets.
Upgrade all packages that are out of date.
With AUTOSAVEBACKUPFILE (yaourtrc(5)), yaourt will search and save all files marked as backup. These files can be used later with yaourt −C to automerge current configuration files with new ones.
See yaourtrc(5) for more details on configuring yaourt using the yaourtrc file.
Set an alternative makepkg(8) command.
Set an alternative pacman(8) command.
Set a temporary folder to use.
Set a user defined colors. (see package-query(8))
yaourtrc(5), makepkg(8), pacman(8)
See the yaourt website at http://archlinux.fr/yaourt−en/ for more info.
Julien MISCHKOWITZ <firstname.lastname@example.org>