pamac build mailspring
That said - the aur page tells that the package is close to unusable - so the recommendation must be - do not install mailspring
Thanks, so it’s the ‘pamac build packsge_name’ the standard way to install packages from AUR if they are not in Manjari Octopus!
There is a snap version available, probably the easiest way to install and probably the most up to date:
sudo pacman -S snapd sudo systemctl enable snapd sudo systemctl start snapd sudo snap install mailspring
sudo snap remove mailspring sudo systemctl disable snapd
You probably don’t have pamac if you’re using the Plasma version of Manjaro. In this case, you can go into Octopi and install trizen from the repos. Then, still in Octopi, click Tools -> Options -> AUR, select Trizen and check the box to check for outdated packages. Click Ok.
Now Octopi has an alien button in the toolbar. This is for AUR packages. Click the alien button and then search for the AUR package you want (in this case,
mailspring). Right click it and hit Install.
Yes I use Plasma, at what distro/DE I can find pamac?
I loved the idea it’s using snap, will give it a try, thanks
You can install pamac on any Manjaro version
I also use plasma, and I’ve never had a use for pamac. Pacman and Octopi work just fine.
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