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pkgfile

 
Tool for searching files from packages in the official repositories on arch-based systems. See also pacman files, describing the usage of pacman --files. More information: https://man.archlinux.org/man/extra/pkgfile/pkgfile.1.
 
  • Synchronize the pkgfile database:
     
    sudo pkgfile --update
     
  • Search for a package that owns a specific file:
     
    pkgfile {{filename}}
     
  • List all files provided by a package:
     
    pkgfile --list {{package_name}}
     
  • List only files provided by a package located within the bin or sbin directory:
     
    pkgfile --list --binaries {{package_name}}
     
  • Search for a package that owns a specific file using case-insensitive matching:
     
    pkgfile --ignorecase {{filename}}
     
  • Search for a package that owns a specific file in the bin or sbin directory:
     
    pkgfile --binaries {{filename}}
     
  • Search for a package that owns a specific file, displaying the package version:
     
    pkgfile --verbose {{filename}}
     
  • Search for a package that owns a specific file in a specific repository:
     
    pkgfile --repo {{repository_name}} {{filename}}

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