[Stable Update] 2017-04-02 – Mesa-Stack, Kernels, Plasma, Firefox

system_software_updateHi community,

we strongly recommend to use pacman for this update!

Most noticed change made with this update is our new Mesa-Stack. With it we enhanced our Optimus-Support. You might need to adopt to the given changes and check for pacsave files during this update. If you face issues due file conflicts or want to read up on the change made, you may find more information about it here.

Marcus offers now a complete switch from Consolekit to Elogind for our Openrc-editions. More information can be found in the dedicated thread.

For our KDE friends we ship Plasma 5.9.4. With release 0.8.6 of our new CLI net-installer Manjaro-Architect is now available and has been stabilized after some quite thorough testing lately. More details on this project here.

Latest pacman-mirrors update fixes some bugs with the new ranking functionality. More information on the latest development with this to be found here and here

Deepin is currently experiencing some heavy updating but we are doing our best to keep everything as smooth as possible also with this environment. We expect things to calm down again in the near future with deepin development and are planning on releasing another Manjaro-Deepin edition in a little while …

As usual we also updated most of our kernels to the latest point-releases, pushed out some new versions of Pamac, Calamares and our Manjaro-Tools.

If you have however some issues you can’t fix on your own, please post them in detail, so we may help you out. Also it is possible to start fresh with Manjaro v17.0.1 release, which includes this update.

Please report any issues you may have with this update.

kind regards
Philip Müller and the Manjaro Development Team

Current supported Kernels

  • linux310 3.10.105
  • linux312 3.12.72
  • linux316 3.16.42
  • linux318 3.18.48 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.39
  • linux44 4.4.59
  • linux48 4.8.17 [EOL]
  • linux49 4.9.20
  • linux410 4.10.8
  • linux-RT-LTS 4.4.53_rt66
  • linux-RT 4.9.18_rt14

Package Updates (Sun Apr 2 11:04:07 CEST 2017)

  • community i686: 752 new and 701 removed package(s)
  • community x86_64: 771 new and 718 removed package(s)
  • core i686: 27 new and 27 removed package(s)
  • core x86_64: 27 new and 27 removed package(s)
  • extra i686: 319 new and 323 removed package(s)
  • extra x86_64: 319 new and 323 removed package(s)
  • multilib x86_64: 13 new and 17 removed package(s)