I'm a little bit desperate, don't know, what to do with a PKGBUILD file

The most serious info first: I’m a native German, so I could do a lot of grammatical mistakes.

Hello fellas,

I wanted to install the Brother DCP-L2530DW driver, so I have gone to
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/brother-dcpl2530dw/ and downloaded the snapshot from there. In the downloaded Tar.gz I have found only a PKGBUILD file. I haven’t seen such a kind of file in my whole life and I don’t know what to do with this. Have I done anything wrong?
I would be pleased for rather help. :slight_smile:

No need to go that route at all. AUR is supported also from our graphical installer. Go to settings and enable AUR. Then simply search for brother-dcpl2530dw and select to install it. Pamac will do the rest.

Or you can open a terminal and issue: pamac build brother-dcpl2530dw

To make the process easier you could use pamac (or the graphical tool: pamac-manager) to build that package.
look into how “makepkg” works …
The Arch wiki is your friend - and even here might be some tutorial on how to use a PKGBUILD file to build a AUR package and install it.

Other tools are available - “yay”, for example.

[quote=“philm, post:2, topic:60463”]
I have solved it now myself. However, thanks for the support, guys. :sweat_smile:

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