Manjaro LX released

The Manjaro community is proud to present our new LX editions.

New features and enhancements

Changes in our LXDE edition:

  • kernel 4.1.x
  • icons shadow (instead of faenza)
  • google DNS by default

Main applications:

  • pamac
  • droid fonts, shadow icons, mediteraneannightlight theme
  • midori, hexchat, sylpheed, transmission-gtk
  • smplayer. Alsa, pulseaudio, and pavucontrol installed
  • abiword and qpdfview
  • gedit, synapse, galculator
  • gparted, xsensors, xscreensaver, etc…
  • AUR support

Changes in our LXQT edition:

  • network-manager-applet-gtk2 replaced by network-manager-applet (if needed install ‘gnome-keyring’)
  • lxterminal replaces qterminal
  • cantata and mpd removed for the moment
  • xarchiver replaced by xarchiver-gtk2

Main applications:

  • network-manager
  • sddm
  • themes : frost + mediterraneannight
  • icons : lateafternoon
  • octopi and its associated tools
  • compton compositor and compton-conf installed and configured (tear-free), but not activated by default
  • redshift and redshiftconf installed but not activated
  • firefox 39, hexchat (IRC client), and transmission-qt (Bittorrent client)
  • lxterminal
  • leafpad as text editor
  • lximage : image viewer
  • alsa, and for the 64 only manjaro-pulse
  • mpv as audio/video player gui
  • qasmixer : alsa (and pulse ?) mixer
  • gparted : partition editor and mhwd-chroot
  • AUR support
  • xarchiver, qpdfview, speedcrunch, and a lot more

As usual, this release comes with our advanced graphical installer Thus aswell as our CLI-installer. Default kernel is linux41. Stable branch was used to create these install medias.

Please give us feedback and report any issues with this release.

kind regards Esclapion, Maintainer LX

Written on August 13, 2015