I've got a new install of Arch on my Pi (as in, got a new image, wrote it to ye olde SD carde, popped it in Pi) and I'm trying to install some of the utilities I need in order to do the stuff I want.

When I run pacman -S vim from the root prompt, I get the following error (sorry, a picture was the best I could do):

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I confirmed that I have a network connection via ethernet by wget-ing www.google.com. I'm relatively unfamiliar with Arch, let alone on RPi. What's going on here?


Looks like pacman tries to download older versions of packages, which are no longer available. Run pacman -Sy to update local databases (pacman -Syy to force update). You can combine this with package installation: pacman -Sy vim.

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  • You, sir, are a gentleman and a scholar. Thank you. – nerdenator Apr 13 '14 at 19:46

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