Trizen: the lightweight package manager for Arch Linux-based systems

Trizen: screenshot

Trizen is a lightweight package manager AUR that we can use in all GNU / Linux distributions based on Arch Linux in addition to the Arch mother distro. We already know that the Pacaour manager was abandoned by its developer and is no longer maintained, and many of the fans of this manager have been looking for alternatives in other managers such as Packer, Yay or Yaourt. Some may have been comfortable with one of these tools, but others have not found a manager that meets their needs after Pacaour's disappearance.

Well, they could welcome Trizen with whom they can manage and work with AUR packages in a comfortable way and without consuming too many system resources, since it is a lightweight manager. Trizen has been written using Perl language and has quite interesting features that you should discover if you are using Arch Linux or any of the distributions that derive from it. To start enjoying it you can simply use the package manager you are using now to install the package called trizen.

You also have the possibility to install it from the source code using the git tool, but whatever method you choose, once you have it installed in your operating system, you can make use of it. You can access its manual to see all the options or attributes that the command supports, such as -S to install a package, -Ss to search for it, -Si to obtain information, -R to remove it, or -u to update it ...

As for the her CARACTERISTICS, you will see that it allows you to install AUR packages, search for packages in said repository, read comments from it, update packages from AUR, resolve package dependencies recursively, interaction with pacman built-in, ability to edit support text files, output with UTF-8 support and much more to come when the developers update the trizen package.


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