How to Update Arch Linux

Arch Linux is a rolling release Linux distribution, delivering updates to your system as soon as they’re ready. Keeping your system up-to-date is important for security. Arch Linux and Arch-based distros use the pacman package manager to download and install updates.

Updating Arch Linux

To start an update of all installed packages on your Arch Linux, open the terminal application. You can use any terminal application based desktop environment.

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In the terminal run below command.

sudo pacman -Syu

This command checks for available updates. If there are any, it will list the packages. Now confirm that you want to apply a full upgrade. Type y and hit Enter to confirm. Watch below video for complete details.

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