How to Install Yay on Arch Linux

09-07-21 10:15 simon

Yay is an AUR helper and pacman wrapper. It is a popular tool for managing packages on Arch Linux. It provides a extra functions including searching, tab-completion, and dependency installation. You will notice the commands are similar to pacman but also allow many more options.

To install Yay on Arch Linux:

Update your system:

sudo pacman -Syu

Install Git:

sudo pacman -S git

Change to Downloads directory

cd Downloads

Clone the repository:

git clone

Change to the new directory:

cd yay

Build it:

makepkg -si

That's it, now you can manage packages with yay or pacman and install from the wonderful world of AUR. :)