i just installed a program from the AUR(optimus-manager-qt);
can i now disable the AUR support in pamac?will that affect the proper functioning of this program?
for example:i disabled flatpak support after installing skype,since it causes pamac to not open,but i can still use skype.
Yes, technically you can disable AUR support if want, without affecting the program. But
Pamac also deals with the updates of AUR packages.
I thought this bug was fixed in the latest
Pamac version. I haven’t checked it though.
You can, but pamac then won’t be able to update that package until you activate the support again.
I don’t know much about
If AUR is disabled ( Preferences > AUR >Enable AUR support) in
pamac GUI, will the command
pamac checkupdates -a still work from the command line?
Could one then build/install an AUR package from the command line using
pamac even though the AUR isl disabled in
In other words, do command line options override what is in /etc/pamac.conf?
i guess I’ll leave it on since i don’t know what incompatibility would occur with un-updated AUR packages after new official ones had been installed.
i just didn’t want by mistake or inadvertently install more packages from there.
so should i check the “check for updates” box in the AUR settings in pamac,or does that relate to something else?
Yes you’re right
Yes in order to check for updates from AUR