Complete noob to Linux, i’m trying to install yay. The only cmds I know are sudo, and pacman. So linux jargon just confused the ■■■■ outta me. Just need to know why I don’t have permissions, and how to get them. Also any other tips for a noob would be great.
Why do you think you need yay?
You can install with pamac:
pamac install yay
Complete noob to Linux,
If this is true, then
I don’t suggest this. Instead, I recommend Manjaro’s own pamac. It comes with Manjaro, and does a lot more things automagically that you’d need to do manually if you used yay.
Also, be careful of
XY problems, they are quite common, quite easy to make and can cause many hours of grief. I suspect this question is an example of one.
Also, have a look at:
Remember when you installed your very first Windows, added bells and whistles and then couldn’t see the wood for the trees any more and had to re-install?
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I know right now you’re thinking:
Whereas in 6 months time, you’ll be like:
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… permissions to do
If you go ahead and change things in places you know nothing about
using commands you know nothing about
your functioning system will soon be history.
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Please install 2 kernels (one of them LTS)
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