Manjaro Linux – the popular Linux distribution that’s based on Arch Linux uses pacman as it’s command line package manager. So installation/removal of software packages in Manjaro is different than in Linux Mint or Ubuntu which uses apt.
[By the way, a cool feature about Manjaro is it’s rolling updates release. That means it is always updated without having to reinstall/upgrade from older versions. Whatever system updates are pushed, it automatically upgrades to the latest version.]
It too does have many of the popular packages. Here is how to install the popular Opera browser directly from terminal :
This will install Opera with all it’s dependencies.
Once the installation is complete, it will be available from Internet menu.
Opera browser is now ready to use in Manjaro Linux.
[ The same can be done using Add/Remove Software, searching for the package and then installing it but using the terminal is quicker. ]
General usage of pacman in Manjaro for adding/removing software from terminal :
For removing packages but keeping it’s installed dependenciesÂ :
For a complete removal along with it’s dependencies but without breaking other installed programs, use :