Manjaro Update - 2014-12-20 (testing)

We are happy to announce our third update review cycle for Manjaro 0.8.11.

With this update we present Plasma 5.1.2, systemd 2.18 and updated menda-icons. Calamares 0.17.5-2 introduces a new way to install Manjaro 0.9.0-dev and we modified grub2 to load early microcodes for your CPUs (currently working with linux318 only).

Also we updated some of our kernels (3.10.63,...

Written on December 20, 2014
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Manjaro Update - 2014-12-19 (stable)

We are happy to announce our second update after our release of Manjaro 0.8.11.

With this update we fixed some issues with Bluedevil and devices powered-off by default:

https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=341546 https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=337193

Also we updated some of our kernels (3.10.62, 3.12.35, 3.14.26, 3.17.6) and introduce the 3.18 series. Along with usual upstream fixes and enhancements, all these kernels include BFQ...

Written on December 19, 2014
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A note about Manjaro and Arch

Manjaro is based on another distribution called Arch Linux. As such, it is also able to draw software packages from the community-maintained Arch User Repository (AUR). However, please note that Manjaro is not Arch, and any enquiries about the Manjaro operating system should be directed towards the Manjaro forums and Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channels alone.

For example, although Ubuntu...

Written on December 18, 2014
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Calamares Installer Demonstration

By design Calamares is very customizable, in order to satisfy a wide variety of needs and use cases. Calamares aims to be easy, usable, beautiful, pragmatic, inclusive and distribution-agnostic. Got a Linux distribution but no system installer? Grab Calamares, mix and match any number of Calamares modules (or write your own in Python or...

Written on December 16, 2014
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