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Hi everyone, I noticed that when you do pacman -S [package] you can't press tab to auto complete the package. Is this not a feature of pacman? Is there a ...
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    Arch Linux Pacman Abilities.


    Hi everyone,
    I noticed that when you do pacman -S [package] you can't press tab to auto complete the package.

    Is this not a feature of pacman? Is there a package to install this and if so, what is the name? not sure what the name is to search it.

    Thank you!

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    it's called tab-completion and has nothing to do with pacman, but with the shell you are using (probably bash).
    looking at
    Code:
    pacman -Ss completion
    there's no completion for pacman. not in the aur either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nihili View Post
    it's called tab-completion and has nothing to do with pacman, but with the shell you are using (probably bash).
    looking at
    Code:
    pacman -Ss completion
    there's no completion for pacman. not in the aur either.
    ok, thanks for clarifying that for me. Appreciate it.

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