==> Creating package “mullvad-vpn”…
→ Generating .PKGINFO file…
→ Generating .BUILDINFO file…
→ Adding install file…
→ Generating .MTREE file…
→ Compressing package…
==> Leaving fakeroot environment.
==> Finished making: mullvad-vpn 2021.4-1 (Fri 08 Oct 2021 09:42:46 AM CDT)
==> Cleaning up…
Failed to prepare transaction:
target not found: libnm-glib-nosystemd
I get the above when trying to install mullvad-vpn (AUR) via Add/Remove Software.
Manjaro up to date. KDE 5.22.5. Kernel 5.14.10-1
@jamc, and welcome!
a tiny bit of Googling, I saw that
is in the AUR.
There, it’s described as a legacy package, so not actively being used.
Try installing it first,
pamac build libnm-glib-nosystemd
and then see if you still get the error.
OK, didn’t know that it’s not a dependency. Saw that it is a ‘NetworkManager client library’ so it made perfect sense to me, thanks for pointing it out
@Yochanan! My mistake for not investigating further.
mullvad-vpn does not depend on
What do you have installed? Please post the output of:
pacman -Qs libnm
I’ve had zero issues with mullvad on manjaro and I know all the versions of it are maintained by a member of the manjaro team so can’t understand why it fails to install
[jamc@Manjaro ~]$ pacman -Qs libnm
NetworkManager client library
That’s what is expected as
libnm-glib no longer exists and nothing should depend on it or the variants in the AUR.
The package is already built and should be in
You can also try Yay:
Make sure prerequisites are installed:
sudo pacman -Syu --needed base-devel git yay
yay -S mullvad-vpn
Thanks for your help. I have it installed and running successfully.
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