Friday, March 17, 2017

Run Reflector Through Systemd

I installed reflector as i've said in this post. Now I want to run reflector regularly so that whenever I do a pacman update I can be assured that the mirrors are also updated. Setting this weekly is I think reasonable enough. I want to use systemd to do this.


Description=Pacman mirrorlist update

ExecStart=/usr/bin/reflector --verbose --latest 5 --sort rate --save /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

Save the file. Start the service.

To set this service every week.

Description=Run reflector weekly



Save the file. Start the timer.
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