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Project Description

Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system. Within the Linux community, Arch itself is renowned for being an exceptionally fast, powerful, and lightweight distribution that provides access to the very latest cutting edge - and bleeding edge - software. However, Arch is also aimed at more experienced or technically-minded users. As such, it is generally considered to be beyond the reach of those who lack the technical expertise (or persistence) required to use it. Developed in Austria, France, and Germany, Manjaro provides all the benefits of the Arch operating system combined with a focus on user-friendliness and accessibility. Available in both 32 and 64 bit versions, Manjaro is suitable for newcomers as well as experienced Linux users. For newcomers, a user-friendly installer is provided, and the system itself is designed to work fully 'straight out of the box'.

Released at 2017-02-26 16:54
manjaro xfce-17.0-rc2

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Release Notes

Manjaro Fringilla was a great release! Now we are proud to announce our second release candidate of our next release, we call "Gellivara". It took us more than two months to prepare this new release series for 2017.

During the development cycle of Gellivara we optimized and changed few things:

  • In the past we have used numbered versions. Currently we are using versions based on the release target month which, on a rolling release, might point to a monthly based versioning of our install media. However, they only reflect the status of our tools and installer. Also this creates the impression of some of our community releases being newer than the core releases, when in fact they are using the same base and were simply published on a later date. Therefore we are back using numbered versions, however slightly different than in the past.
  • Depending on the development we might release three major sets of install medias with new features. If we find some issues in the original install media, we may update them for fixing bugs, which will then be a point release of the same series. Also we will discuss if we change the code name of the releases this year, or keep one for the whole year.

So what will be the features of the new release series:

  • We updated the stock kernel to linux49 4.9 LTS
  • We updated the Xorg-Stack to v1.19 series
  • We enhanced and improved our Manjaro Tools & Profiles
  • MHWD we adopted to handle a more efficient way to handle libglx binaries
  • Some of our themes got updated and new got designed


Changes since RC1 release:

  • updated Breath wallpaper
  • updated gstreamer packages
  • updated mesa-stack
  • updated documentation
  • (CAL) Add optional config value neverCreateSwap in partition module.
  • (CAL) Improve EFI configuration check in grubcfg.
  • (CAL) Improve EFI configuration check in bootloader.
  • (CAL) fixed two bugs in packages module

Changes since Beta3 release:

  • full profile

Changes since Beta2 release:

  • Manjaro Hello 0.4.10
  • Fixed some crashing issues with Xorg-Server
  • (CAL) partition: use always double click to activate a partition tree view item
  • (CAL) netinstall: moved module to a tree based UI
  • (CAL) welcome: Add fallback check for internet connection
  • (CAL) partition: Don't hardcode /dev/sd * as device path.
  • (CAL) packages: Make try_{install,remove} more robust.

Changes since Beta1 release:

  • Pamac 4.2.0
  • Mesa 13.0.4
  • Manjaro Settings Manager 0.5.0
  • Network Manager 1.6.0
  • QT 5.8.0
  • (CAL) fix for an issue in the users module, which could break login if the chosen password had non-Latin1 characters
  • (CAL) proper exception handling in the networkcfg module
  • (CAL) improved autologin configuration handling for sddm.

Changes since Alpha releases:

  • fixes for EFI installation
  • gcc updated to v6.3.1
  • xorg-stack v1.19
  • Calamares 3.0 includes countless fixes and improvements to the core application and to the modules, as well as an all new PythonQt-based module interface. The PythonQt interface is optional, and allows module developers to create view modules in Python with Qt.