Yay Alternatives

    Yay is described as 'AUR helper written in go' and is a Package Manager in the Development category. There are five alternatives to Yay for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Arch Linux, Manjaro Linux, Ubuntu and ArcoLinux. The best alternative is Paru, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Yay are yaourt (Free, Open Source), Pacstall (Free, Open Source), Trizen (Free, Open Source) and pacaur (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2021

      • 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.
    1. pacman manager + acsess to AUR.

      Discontinued

      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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      • 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
      Trizen AUR Package Manager: A lightweight wrapper for AUR.
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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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