Monthly Archive: February 2013

Security and Pamac updates in Stable

Manjaro Linux 0.8.4 release was one of our best releases yet. Carl Duff found a recent bug in his Openbox-Edition which got an enhanced respin with updates. Also there was a recent reported security issue with all our kernels. Those got updated to close it. With the new archlinux-keyring it is now possible to install […]

Revised Openbox version 0.8.4a released & Screen Resolution Fix

Unfortunately we found that the application used to configure your screen display and resolution in Openbox 0.8.4 didn’t work properly. The problem has now been fixed by replacing arandr with lxrandr, and a revised version of Openbox – 0.8.4a – has now been provided as a consequence. Existing users should now be able to update […]

Manjaro 0.8.4 has been released!

More features, more refinements, and more user-friendliness characterises the release of Manjaro 0.8.4. While the most immediately noticable difference will likely be the introduction of a new look developed especially for the Manjaro desktop environments, the most significant development will be found in the official introduction of Pamac, a user-friendly Pacman interface developed in-house by […]

Stable repositories got updated

Today’s merge of Manjaro-Stable from our Manjaro-Testing repositories will bring these changes: 33 new packages updated in basis, including kernel updates (i686/x86_64) 5 new packages updated in addon, including manjaroiso updates (i686/x86_64) 7 updates in platform (i686/x86_64) 305 new packages updated in extra, including calligra, firefox and thunderbird updates (i686/x86_64). 104 new packages updated in […]

New Manjaro LXDE Community Edition released!

“Community Editions” of Manjaro Linux are released as bonus flavours in addition to those officially supported and maintained by the Manjaro Team, provided that the time and resources necessary are available to do so. The super-lightweight LXDE flavour has also been completely revised and re-built from the ground up to be the second new-and-improved community […]

Stable repositories got updated

Today’s merge of Manjaro-Stable from our Manjaro-Testing repositories will bring these changes: 43 new packages updated in basis, including kernel updates (i686/x86_64) 13 new packages updated in addon, including artwork updates (i686/x86_64) 26 updates in platform, including lvm2 – read update notice about lvm2! (i686/x86_64) 509 new packages updated in extra, including caligra and KDE […]

New Manjaro MATE Community Edition released!

“Community Editions” of Manjaro Linux are released as bonus flavours in addition to those officially supported and maintained by the Manjaro Team, provided that the time and resources necessary are available to do so. Due to popular demand from members of the Manjaro community, this now includes a special new release of the MATE flavour […]

XFCE Edition – New Look

I am not really happy with the current default style in the XFCE Manjaro Edition. Just a few weeks ago I searched for some new themes on all of those *-look.org pages. But all good themes are mainly based on blue colours. Finally I was motivated to fiddle around with the GTK themes again. I […]

Steam for Linux released

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), announced yesterday the release of its Steam for Linux client. In celebration of the release, over 50 Linux titles are now 50-75% off until Thursday, February 21st at 10 AM PST. “We’re huge fans of […]