aarchup an update notifier for ArchLinux
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aarchup (https://github.com/aericson/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 (http://www.nongnu.org/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 can be used to regulary check for new updates and show a desktop notification if there are any.

Read manpages for configuration.


  • Rorschach, for the great tool and the credits are all his.
  • Lucke, features requests and bugs reports.
  • Vinta Software Studio for encouraging it's developers to get involved with open source software.


Bugs can be repported by e-mails at de.ericson@gmail.com or at https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=119129


You can contact me with de.ericson@gmail.com