yaourt Alternatives

    yaourt is described as 'pacman manager + acsess to AUR'. There are six alternatives to yaourt 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 yaourt are Yay (Free, Open Source), Paru (Free, Open Source), Pacstall (Free, Open Source) and pacaur (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Yay is an AUR helper written in go. Yay is based on the design of yaourt, apacman and pacaur.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Arch Linux
      • Manjaro Linux
      • ArcoLinux
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Linux Mobile
      • Ubuntu
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Arch Linux
      An AUR helper that minimizes user interaction.

      Discontinued

      In December 2017 its main developer announced pacaur as an "unmanteined project". https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1755144#p1755144

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Trizen AUR Package Manager: A lightweight wrapper for AUR.
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