Monthly Archive: July 2013

Vote for Manjaro on phoronix.com

Phoronix has started a poll for Linux Distributions to be used in a multi-way comparson as reference Linux testing platform. So please vote for Manjaro to get included: This poll isn’t about voting for a distribution to be used exclusively at Phoronix, the distribution(s) to be used for the next multi-way comparison, or anything other […]

Manjaro.org goes offline for maintenance this weekend

We have to update our server software and reconstruct our server layout for our new projects. For this we will take down our webpage, forum, bugtracker, gitorious, blog, mailing lists and webshop. You still have full access on our package repositories. Please be patient.

Blender 2.68, Wine 1.6, Mesa 9.1.5, Kernels

After your last stable update we got some issues reported. Most of them got created by pamac. So we took some time to figure them out. Pamac got a gui redesign. Now our package manager uses more elements of the current GTK theme. The notifier got optimized such as our install and replace routines. To […]

Manjaro Openbox 0.8.7 Release Candidate

I’m happy to announce our release candidate build of Manjaro 0.8.7 Openbox Edition. This build is fully installable and stable. You will find only a minimalistic Openbox 3.5.0 Desktop on it. One of the biggest changes you might see is the use of Live-Installer, our graphical installer we used also on our other editions. You […]

Manjaro XFCE 0.8.7 Release Candidate

I’m happy to announce our release candidate of Manjaro 0.8.7. With all the feedback we got from our preview releases, we managed to stabilize Manjaro Linux. We changed the login manager theme to a static one. Clouds is still available in an animated version is selectable in the configuration tool. This build features XFCE 4.10 […]

Current situation with pamac

Some of you guys reported some issues with pamac and the last update we pushed to stable couple of days ago. Watch this video to get more information about it and which alternative you may have to deal with this situation.

MDM got reintroduced, plus regular updates.

We already tried to implement MDM into Manjaro 0.8.5 and had to drop that feature due some stability reasons. Now we found a way to get it working. With the new animated themes in HTML5 you can design awesome looking login-screens. Get them interactive is showcased in the Clouds GL theme. Also we fixed the […]

Manjaro 0.8.7 XFCE 2nd Preview

I’m happy to announce our 2nd preview build of Manjaro 0.8.7 which we will release in late July. This first build is fully installable and stable. You will find only a minimalistic XFCE 4.10 Desktop on it. One of the biggest changes you might see is the use of Whisker Menu which replaces the standard […]

KDE 4.10.5 and other updates hit stable

After one week of testing we can present to you KDE 4.10.5. Also we have Linux 3.10 for you guys, who want to give the latest kernel a spin. Not all extramodules compile for this kernel yet – be warned! All other kernels got updated to the latest point-release. A new mesa update fixes bugs […]