Yasin's Arch Linux Install Guide 3 - Applications

Flatpak

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Flatpak

pacman -S flatpak gnome-software
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://dl.flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
flatpak update
reboot

Then install following packages if you want:

  • Discord
  • Dropbox
  • Eye of GNOME
  • Filezilla
  • GIMP
  • LibreOffice
  • Skype
  • Slack
  • Spotify
  • Steam
  • Thunderbird
  • Transmission
  • Visual Studio Code - OSS
  • VLC

Browser

pacman -S chromium
pacman -S pepper-flash # Flash player

Fonts

pacman -S ttf-bitstream-verapack
pacman -S noto-fonts ttf-freefont ttf-dejavu ttf-droid ttf-liberation ttf-ubuntu-font-family

File systems

pacman -S baobab # Disk usage analyzer
pacman -S gvfs # For trash icon
pacman -S autofs # Automount, dunno if its required 
pacman -S dosfstools mtools ntfs-3g # For Microsoft
pacman -S xfce4-mount-plugin thunar-volman xfce4-notifyd # For XFCE
pacman -S gptfdisk # CLI fdisk

File archives

pacman -S file-roller zip
pacman -S thunar-archive-plugin # For XFCE

Development

pacman -S leafpad
pacman -S tk aspell-en # git gui
pacman -S bash-completion

Network

pacman -S mtr whois traceroute bind-tools net-tools # Tools

Other apps

pacman -S tumbler
pacman -S mlocate
pacman -S youtube-dl # Download
pacman -S pkgbrowser
pacman -S encfs
pacman -S xfce4-session # To save session after reboot

See also

User repositories

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/unofficial_user_repositories

[aur-archlinux]
Server = https://repo.itmettke.de/aur/$repo/$arch
sudo pacman-key --recv-keys 7448C890582975CD
sudo pacman-key --lsign-key 7448C890582975CD

[arcanisrepo]
Server = https://repo.arcanis.me/repo/$arch
[archlinuxcn]
Server = http://repo.archlinuxcn.org/$arch