[Stable Update] 2018-05-17 – GCC8, Gimp, KDE, Gnome, Deepin, Firefox

Hi community,

although we tried to wait not too long since the last one, this has again become quite a big and important stable update.
With the arrival of GCC8 all our kernels with extramodules and other software had to be re-compiled. Kernels linux 414, 416, 49 and realtime LTS kernel 4.14.40-rt30 had new point releases and linux417 is now at rc5.

GIMP has gone ‘all mushrooms’ 😉 with a fresh new look for its latest stable release:

We update Gnome to 3.28.2, KDE-framework to 5.46 with KDE-apps 18.04.1 and Deepin and Cinnamon receive several package updates aswell. Also of course we have the very latest browser versions for you: Firefox 60.0.1, Chromium 66.0.3359.181 and Palemoon 27.9.1

Users of video editor flowblade (from the AUR) should be aware that it is currently not ready for mlt 6.8.0, which is also on today’s package list! Hopefully its developers will be able to adjust quickly…


If you are curious about the latest state of development for the upcoming Manjaro-Illyria 18.0 release, you now have the opportunity to download a beta-build of Manjaro-Xfce 18.0 including the latest xfce-gtk3 packages aswell as our most recent styling efforts:


Latest information about the intel-cpu-bug risk and our efforts can be found here.

Please report any issue you may have with this update and in general on the Manjaro Forum. We appreciate your feedback and any suggestions.

Bernhard Landauer
and the Manjaro Development Team


Current supported Kernels

  • linux316 3.16.56
  • linux318 3.18.108 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.51
  • linux44 4.4.131
  • linux49 4.9.99
  • linux414 4.14.40
  • linux415 4.15.18 [EOL]
  • linux416 4.16.8
  • linux417 4.17-rc5
  • linux414-rt 4.14.40_rt30
  • linux416-rt 4.16.7_rt3

Package Updates (Thu May 17 23:13 CEST 2018)

  • community x86_64: 912 new and 879 removed packages
  • core x86_64: 42 new and 43 removed package
  • extra x86_64: 951 new and 959 removed package
  • multilib x86_64: 13 new and 17 removed package

The full package list can be found here.

Links

[Stable Update] 2018-05-07 – Kernels, Mesa, Glibc, PHP, Nvidia, Plasma5, Firefox

Hi community,

welcome to another stable update of Manjaro. Mostly we worked the past days on our toolchain. Please read our Troubleshooting guide for more details.

Other changes are:

  • updating Pamac, which fixes an issue unable to close a mirrorlist generation and shows now a progressbar during updates checking
  • more JADE updates
  • updated Kernels
  • added BFQ scheduler to kernel series v4.16 and v4.17
  • most of our kernels got updated and include bluetooth and wifi fixes
  • latest PHP
  • added Mesa v18.0.2
  • added Plasma v5.12.5
  • updated qemu to v2.12.0
  • adjustments to our gnome-settings
  • updated Nvidia driver to v396.24. Users of Fermi cards should read our troubleshooting guide, as support for their cards got dropped by this driver!
  • added Nvidia 390xx legacy drivers
  • added needed changes for nvidia-390xx to mhwd
  • latest Firefox Development Edition is now at v61-beta2
  • updates to Vertex theme
  • updates to MS-Office-Online launcher
  • trizen as AUR helper added
  • fixes to Compiz
  • some more Cinnamon updates
  • users of Hyper may need to “downgrade” to the stable version, as we removed the epoch
  • usual upstream updates

Our effort and all the needed information about the new security risk can be found here.

So please report back and give us feedback for given changes made to our repositories. Users of our 32-bit Distro should read this.

kind regards

Philip Müller
Manjaro Project Lead


Current supported Kernels

  • linux316 3.16.56
  • linux318 3.18.108 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.51
  • linux44 4.4.131
  • linux49 4.9.98
  • linux414 4.14.39
  • linux415 4.15.18 [EOL]
  • linux416 4.16.7
  • linux417 4.17-rc3
  • linux414-rt 4.14.39_rt29
  • linux416-rt 4.16.7_rt1

Package Updates (Mon May 7 06:47:32 CEST 2018)

  • community x86_64: 824 new and 775 removed package(s)
  • core x86_64: 49 new and 46 removed package(s)
  • extra x86_64: 346 new and 333 removed package(s)
  • multilib x86_64: 32 new and 28 removed package(s)

A detailed list of all package changes can be found here.

Links

More Community and Minimal Editions 17.1.8

Over the last few days the Manjaro team has been busy adding more updated editions to the 17.1.8 collection.
Most exiting novelties are a brand new Manjaro-Openbox spin using an exciting panel integration of polybar.

Also we have an added truly minimalistic KDE-minimal ISO – ideal, if you want to start off from an absolute basic Plasma Desktop with a download size of just 920MB
.
Additionally we have to offer 17.1.8 rebuilds of the Budgie, Mate and LXDE editions.

If you like builds with just the very basic software pre-installed, you now also have the additional choice of minimal-ISOs for Cinnamon, Deepin and i3.

All Community Edtion aswell as our Official Downloads can be found at the OpenSourceDownloadNetwork:

enjoy the variety of Manjaro!
kind regards
Bernhard Landauer and the Manjaro Community

Manjaro 17.1.8

We are happy to announce fresh install media 17.1.8 for all our Official Releases aswell as some of the Community Editions, now available from our new online storage partner OSDN:

Official Releases:
Community Editions:

While our XFCE and KDE editions are mostly just rebuilds with the latest updated packages, including Libreoffice 6.0.3, Pamac 6.2.7 and Calamares 3.1.13, real news are to be reported for Manjaro-Gnome, which is now running brand new GNOME 3.28, including automatic download and installation of virtual Operating Systems with Boxes and some fancy improvements for the Calendar, Contacts and Files applications.


Manjaro-Deepin 17.1.8 inlcudes some important upstream fixes for recent cpu load and graphical issues.

Also already available are rebuilds of Manjaro-Cinnamon and Manjaro-i3.

We hope you enjoy your favourite Manjaro edition and as always thank you for your feedback, suggestions and valuable contributions in the Manjaro Forum.

kind regards
Philip Müller, Bernhard Landauer

and the awesome Manjaro Community


Links

Manjaro Download now hosted at OSDN

After a period of testing in close cooperation with OSDN’s CEO Shuji Sado, Manjaro is proud to announce that all our Official and Community ISOs and torrents have found a new home on OSDN‘s Japan-based servers, using their just recently launched File Storage service.
Sofar we are extremely happy with transfer rates and stability and, above all, OSDN’s truely outstanding personal, highly competent and friendly support.

Current download links to our install media can of course be found on the Download Page as usual.


We are looking forward to a long and fruitful collaboration with Sado-san and his team and hope our community and users will enjoy reliable and fast downloads.

Latest Official Releases:
Manjaro Community Editions:

Philip Müller, Bernhard Landauer
and the Manjaro Community

[Stable Update] 2018-04-14 – Kernels, Gnome v3.28.1, Deepin, Mate, Libreoffice, Browsers, Mesa

system_software_updateHi community,

welcome to another stable update of Manjaro. It took us a little longer than usual to get this update-pack fully tested.

Our main focus was GNOME 3.28, which is the result of 6 months’ hard work by the GNOME community. It brings some major new features as well as many smaller improvements and bug fixes.

One major new feature of this release is automatic download of operating systems in Boxes, which takes the work out of creating and running virtual machines – just pick the operating system that you want to create a virtual machine of, and Boxes will now download and install it for you.

Other highlights include improvements to the Calendar and Contacts applications, the ability to star files and folders in the Files application, and improved support for Thunderbolt 3 and Bluetooth LE devices. GNOME’s default UI font has also been overhauled to be more attractive and easy to read, and the on-screen keyboard has been rewritten to be more reliable and has layouts for a number of different locales.

There are many other improvements in GNOME 3.28, which can be read about in the release notes.

The Deepin Desktop also received a lot of package updates including some important bugfixes, namely some rather serious issues with cpu load of deepin-dock and deepin-daemon were fixed.
Additionally we updated Pamac, Mesa, our kernels and browsers, LibreOffice, GStreamer, PHP, Calamares, Inxi, Haskell and Python to mention a few … Also linux417 got added for our brave beta-testers to play around.

If you already want to test the latest features of the upcoming Manjaro release Illyria, you may checkout our Alpha releases:

Our effort and all the needed information about the new security risk can be found here.

So please report back and give us feedback for given changes made to our repositories. Users of our 32-bit Distro should read this.

kind regards

Philip Müller
Manjaro Project Lead


Current supported Kernels

  • linux316 3.16.56
  • linux318 3.18.105 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.51
  • linux44 4.4.128
  • linux49 4.9.94
  • linux414 4.14.34
  • linux415 4.15.17
  • linux416 4.16.2
  • linux417 4.17-rc0
  • linux-rt 4.14.29_rt25

Package Updates (Sat Apr 14 07:30:05 CEST 2018)

  • stable community x86_64: 1361 new and 1310 removed package(s)
  • stable extra x86_64: 931 new and 1023 removed package(s)
  • stable multilib x86_64: 43 new and 46 removed package(s)

A detailed list of all package changes can be found here.

Links

Manjaro – Enjoy the Variety!

Did you know that you can download current Manjaro 17.1.7 in at least 12 different preconfigurations!?

Next to the official editions

    * XFCE,
    * KDE and
    * GNOME

the Manjaro Community currently maintains additional ISOs with

    * Awesome,
    * Bspwm,
    * Budgie,
    * Cinnamon,
    * Deepin,
    * I3,
    * Lxde and
    * Mate

desktops.
Alternatively you can use the Manjaro-Architect ISO to make your installation exactly the way you want it.

The whole variety of install media is now available from our new download partner OSDN:

Visit the Manjaro Forum for detailed information and support for all individual editions and share your feedback and your suggestions!

kind regards
Bernhard Landauer

[Stable Update] 2018-04-02 – Kernels, ZFS, Pamac, Udisks2

system_software_updateHi community,

welcome to another stable update of Manjaro. This is more a fixup. We worked again on our Kernels, Udisks2, spl/zfs and Pamac.

It is recommended to install Manjaro via our v17.1.7 ISOs.

Our effort and all the needed information about the new security risk can be found here.

Please report back and give us feedback for given changes made to our repositories. Users of our 32-bit Distro should read this.

kind regards

Philip Müller
Manjaro Project Lead


Current supported Kernels

  • linux316 3.16.56
  • linux318 3.18.102 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.51
  • linux44 4.4.126
  • linux49 4.9.92
  • linux414 4.14.31
  • linux415 4.15.14
  • linux415 4.16.0
  • linux-RT-LTS 4.14.28_rt23
  • linux-RT 4.14.28_rt23

Package Updates (Sat Mar 24 19:10:10 CET 2018)

  • core x86_64: 12 new and 12 removed package(s)
  • extra x86_64: 70 new and 69 removed package(s)

Links

[Stable Update] 2018-03-27 – Kernels, Krita, Grub, Deepin, Pamac, Pacman-Mirrors, Firefox

system_software_updateHi community,

welcome to another stable update of Manjaro. We worked again on our Kernels, added Krita v4.0, enabled grub to have F2FS support, updated our systemd, renewed some Deepin packages, fixed issues in Pamac and Pacman-Mirrors. As usual ship the latest Firefox, Thunderbird, Python and Haskell updates.

It is recommended to install Manjaro via our v17.1.7 ISOs.

Our effort and all the needed information about the new security risk can be found here.

Remember, we only continue with our 64bit architecture from now on. Please adopt to another distribution, if needed on 32bit supported systems, as you may not get any updates on that architecture from us.

Please report back and give us feedback for given changes made to our repositories.

kind regards

Philip Müller
Manjaro Project Lead


Current supported Kernels

  • linux316 3.16.56
  • linux318 3.18.102 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.50
  • linux44 4.4.124
  • linux49 4.9.90
  • linux414 4.14.30
  • linux415 4.15.13
  • linux415 4.16-rc7
  • linux-RT-LTS 4.14.28_rt23
  • linux-RT 4.14.28_rt23

Package Updates (Sat Mar 24 19:10:10 CET 2018)

  • community x86_64: 396 new and 401 removed package(s)
  • core x86_64: 22 new and 22 removed package(s)
  • extra x86_64: 209 new and 211 removed package(s)
  • multilib x86_64: 21 new and 26 removed package(s)

Links

[Stable Update] 2018-03-23 – Kernels, Mesa, Browsers, Deepin, Python, Haskell

system_software_updateHi community,

welcome to another stable update of Manjaro. We worked again on our Kernels, added some fixes to MSM and Pamac, updated Mesa, Firefox, Python and Haskell packages plus worked on GCC and VIM.

Our effort and all the needed information about the new security risk can be found here.

Remember, we only continue with our 64bit architecture from now on. Please adopt to another distribution, if needed on 32bit supported systems, as you may not get any updates on that architecture from us.

Please report back and give us feedback for given changes made to our repositories.

kind regards

Philip Müller
Manjaro Project Lead


Current supported Kernels

  • linux316 3.16.56
  • linux318 3.18.100 [EOL]
  • linux41 4.1.50
  • linux44 4.4.122
  • linux49 4.9.88
  • linux414 4.14.29
  • linux415 4.15.12
  • linux415 4.16-rc5
  • linux-RT-LTS 4.14.28_rt23
  • linux-RT 4.14.28_rt23

Package Updates (Thu Mar 22 08:31:05 CET 2018)

  • community x86_64: 412 new and 398 removed package(s)
  • core x86_64: 26 new and 26 removed package(s)
  • extra x86_64: 326 new and 422 removed package(s)
  • multilib x86_64: 15 new and 10 removed package(s)

Links

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