I am trying to install devkitPro in Ubuntu 18.04, and they are indicating that the packages are available using pacman package manager. I have installed pacman with the command sudo apt install pacman. They are indicating about using the command pacman-key --init too, but when I have attempt to use pacman-key, I get the message pacman-key: command not found.

Has someone try this before?

Thank you in advance!


There is a deb file here: https://github.com/devkitPro/pacman/releases/download/devkitpro-pacman-1.0.1/devkitpro-pacman.deb

Download it via:

wget https://github.com/devkitPro/pacman/releases/download/devkitpro-pacman-1.0.1/devkitpro-pacman.deb

Install it via:

dpkg -i devkitpro-pacman.deb

This particular step will take a bit to complete but hang on. It will finish in several minutes:

gpg: Generating pacman keyring master key...

After it's done,

dkp-pacman -S switch-dev

You can replace switch-dev with whatever system for which you want to develop.

Log out and back in and the directory containing the binaries will be added to you path via /etc/profile.d/devkit-env.sh.

  • Wow! Thank you very much! I got these packages installed already. – José Roberto García Chico Apr 8 '19 at 14:15
  • I found that at the end of bash dkp-pacman -S switch-dev the .sh files in /etc/profile.d folder are missing the execution flag (chmod +x ...) – José Roberto García Chico Apr 8 '19 at 14:16
  • @JoséRobertoGarcíaChico They do not need to be executable. They are sourced just like ~/.bashrc and ~/.bash_profile. – Nasir Riley Apr 8 '19 at 15:33

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