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An overview for beginners on how to use Pacman in the terminal.

List of essential commands for Pacman & the most popular Pacman wrappers.

Makes life just that little bit more interesting...

Some erros you might face and how to overcome them.
"Please, Sir? Can I have some more?" NO! Remove those orphans!

Information on how to use pacman to downgrade packages. It also points users to the wiki page called "Using Downgrade", which dramatically simplifies the process - see below.

"Downgrade" is a terminal app that allows you to install versions of packages in your local cache, as well as access packages from the A.R.M (Arch Rollback Machine).

Good policy & tools to enable quick system recovery from problems caused via an upgrade.