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A fork from Rorschach's archup an update notifier for ArchLinux

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Fix cronhourly.example.

Fix cronhourly.example to work with Gnome.
Also update documentation as to not use .sh in the cron.hourly since
it will be ignored by run-parts.

Signed-off-by: Andre Ericson <>
latest commit 26e2e1a9b6
André Ericson authored October 09, 2013
Octocat-spinner-32 src Fix cronhourly.example. October 09, 2013
Octocat-spinner-32 README Version 1.5.6 May 29, 2011
Octocat-spinner-32 aarchup.install Fix cronhourly.example. October 09, 2013
# 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
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# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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# 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 just notifies about new updates but the packagedatabase has to be updated by the user (better said a cronjob). 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.


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