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A fork from Rorschach's archup an update notifier for ArchLinux
C Groff Shell
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# Copyright 2010 Rorschach <>
# 2011 aericson <>
# This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# GNU General Public License for more details.
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program.  If not, see <>.

aarchup ( is a small C application which informs the user when system-updates for Archlinux are available. It's licenced under the GPLv3. In contrast to other update notifiers aarchup is intended to be lightweight and just do what it should: notify about possible updates.
It is forked from Rorschach's archup (

aarchup uses GTk+ and libnotify to show a desktop notification if updates are available. It follows the unix-philosophy of "just doing one thing, but doing  it  well".  It notifies about new updates. It can be used to regulary check for new updates and get a desktop notification if there are some.

Read manpages for configuration.


Rorschach, for the great tool and the credits are all his.
Lucke, features requests and bugs reports.
The only reason why I made this fork was to add a few features that was needed by me.


Bugs can be repported by e-mails(
or at


You can contact me with
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