proot on AUR (Arch User Repository)

Last updated: June 22,2024

1. Install "proot" effortlessly via AUR with the help of a helper(YAY)

a. Install YAY (

$ sudo pacman -S --needed git base-devel && git clone && cd yay && makepkg -si

b. Install proot on Arch using YAY

$ yay -S proot

* (Optional) Uninstall proot on Arch using YAY

$ yay -Rns proot

2. Manually Install "proot" via AUR

a. Ensure you have the base development tools and git installed with:

$ sudo pacman -S --needed base-devel git

b. Clone proot's git locally

$ git clone ~/proot

c. Go to ~/proot folder and install it

$ cd ~/proot $ makepkg -si

3. Information about the proot package on Arch User Repository (AUR)

ID: 1257922
Name: proot
PackageBaseID: 58655
PackageBase: proot
Version: 5.4.0-1
Description: chroot, mount --bind, and binfmt_misc without privilege/setup
NumVotes: 55
Popularity: 0.034751
Maintainer: the-k
Submitter: alkino
FirstSubmitted: 1334945053
LastModified: 1684074332
URLPath: /cgit/aur.git/snapshot/proot.tar.gz