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A fork from Rorschach's archup an update notifier for ArchLinux
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src Fix to work with latest systemd/dbus Oct 1, 2015 Update Sep 30, 2015


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 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 or at


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