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yaah
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Yet another AUR helper
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:Author: Dennis Fink <dennis.fink@c3l.lu>
:Date: 2018-03-24
:Copyright: GPLv3+
:Version: Yaah 2.0.2
:Manual section: 8
:Manual group: Yaah Manual
SYNOPSIS
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yaah <packages>...
yaah [options] [<packages>]...
DESCRIPTION
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Yaah is a helper for the Archlinux User Repository (AUR). It has tree main
functions. First of all, it can download packages, from the AUR by their
package name. The second function is to check installed foreign packages, if
there are updates available. The third function is to search packages in the
AUR, which are containing a specified keyword.
OPTIONS
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-h, --help Display help.
-c, --check Check installed, foreign packages, if there are updates available.
-p, --parseable Check installed, foreign packages, if there are updates available and print them in a parseable format.
-d DIRECTORY, --downloaddir DIRECTORY Download packages to the specified directory.
-s KEYWORD, --search KEYWORD Search for packages containing specified keyword.
-m MAINTAINER, --maintainer MAINTAINER Search for packages from specified maintainer.
-n NAME, --name NAME Search for packages by exact name.
-g, --git Download packages using git
-v, --verbose Be more verbose, can be supplied at maximum 2 times.
-q, --quiet Be less verbose. Takes precedence over -v and --verbose.
--version Print version information and exit.
EXAMPLES
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yaah task-git
Download the package task-git and extract it to the current directory.
yaah -d ~/Packages/ task-git
Download the package task-git and extract it to the ~/Packages/ folder.
yaah -c
Check all installed, foreign packages if there are updates available.
yaah -c task-git
Check if there is a update available for task-git.
yaah -s task
Search for packages containing the keyword task
yaah -c -v
Be more verbose at checking.
yaah -c -vv
Be even more verbose at checking as above.
yaah -v task-git
Be more verbose at downloading the package task-git.
yaah -m the_metalgamer
Get list of packages where the maintainer is the_metalgamer.
yaah -n yaah
Search for package containing yaah in package name
EXIT CODES
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0
Nothing went wrong.
1
Error in program, like an unknown option.
2
Error in external program like curl. Maybe the package requested does not exist or you're network connection does not work.
3
Dependencies are not installed. You need to have pacman, curl, tar and jshon installed
SEE ALSO
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**pacman**\(8), **jshon**\(1)