How to install scrcpy
on Arch Linux

scrcpy

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Display and control your Android device

This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB (or over TCP/IP). It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.

This is an unofficial snap. The code of scrcpy can be found at: https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

Details for scrcpy

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
5 October 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install scrcpy

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install scrcpy

To install scrcpy, simply use the following command:

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