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pacman --files

Arch Linux package manager utility. More information: https://man.archlinux.org/man/pacman.8.

  • Display help:

pacman --files --help

  • Update the package database:

sudo pacman --files --refresh

  • Find the package that owns a specific file:

pacman --files {{filename}}

  • Find the package that owns a specific file, using a regular expression:

pacman --files --regex '{{search_pattern}}'

  • List only the package names:

pacman --files --quite {{filename}}

  • List the files owned by a specific package:

pacman --files --list {{package_name}}

  • List only the absolute path to the files:

pacman --query --list --quite {{package_name}}