The problem is that by default, when we use Pacman It is very difficult for us to read the output of the actions we carry out. For example, let's say I want to search for all packages related to libreoffice. I open a terminal and put:
$ sudo pacman -Ss libreoffice
Which returns something like this:
As you can see, very difficult to understand what the package is or its description. Formerly we installed a package called pacman-color, but this is no longer necessary.
All we have to do is edit the file /etc/pacman.conf and look for the line that says:
And of course, uncomment it (removing the #). We save and that's it, it's that simple. We can do that Pacman looks like this:
I honestly think that this option should be activated by default, but hey ..