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    pacaur is described as 'An AUR helper that minimizes user interaction' and is a Package Manager in the development category. There are six alternatives to pacaur for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Arch Linux, Manjaro Linux, Ubuntu and ArcoLinux. The best alternative is pacman (package manager), which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like pacaur are Paru, Yay, Pacstall and yaourt.

    pacaur is mainly a Package Manager but alternatives to it may also be Software Installers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of pacaur.
    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021
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    An AUR helper that minimizes user interaction.
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    1. The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of Arch Linux . It combines a simple binary package format with an easy-to-use build system.
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      Paru is an AUR helper written in Rust and based on the design of yay. It aims to be your standard pacman wrapping AUR helper with minimal interaction.


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      Yay is an AUR helper written in go, based on the design of yaourt, apacman and pacaur.
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      Pacstall will attempt to become the AUR Ubuntu wishes it had. It takes the AUR and puts a spin on it, making it easier to install programs without scouring github repos and the likes.
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      pacman manager + acsess to AUR.

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      yaourt is listed in the "discontinued and problematic" section on the "AUR Helpers" page in the Arch Linux wiki
      https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_helpers#Discontinued_or_problematic

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      Trizen AUR Package Manager: A lightweight wrapper for AUR.
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