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DistroWatch.com: Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux

Last Update: 2017-08-18 15:50 UTC


Manjaro Linux is a fast, user-friendly, desktop-oriented operating system based on Arch Linux. Key features include intuitive installation process, automatic hardware detection, stable rolling-release model, ability to install multiple kernels, special Bash scripts for managing graphics drivers and extensive desktop configurability. Manjaro Linux offers Xfce as the core desktop options, as well as a minimalist Net edition for more advanced users. Community-supported GNOME 3/Cinnamon and KDE flavours are available. Users also benefit from the supportive and vibrant Manjaro community forum.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 3 (1,578), 6 months: 3 (1,824), 3 months: 3 (1,646), 4 weeks: 3 (1,580), 1 week: 2 (1,741)

Average visitor rating: 8.72/10 from 263 review(s).


Manjaro Summary
Distribution Manjaro Linux
Home Page https://manjaro.org/
Mailing Lists https://lists.manjaro.org/
User Forums https://forum.manjaro.org/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation https://wiki.manjaro.org/
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Download Mirrors https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker https://manjaro.org/feedback/
Related Websites Manjaro BrazilManjaro Geek BrazilManjaro ChinaManjaro Czech RepublicManjaro FranceManjaro GermanyManjaro ItalyManjaro NetherlandsManjaro PolandManjaro RussiaManjaro SpainManjaro Turkey
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-06-26: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.0.2
 • 2017-03-07: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.0
 • 2016-10-31: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 16.10
 • 2016-09-01: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 16.08
 • 2016-06-06: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 16.06
 • 2016-04-03: Development Release: Manjaro Linux 16.06 Pre 2
 • 2016-03-06: Development Release: Manjaro Linux 16.06 Pre 1
 • 2015-12-31: Distribution Releases: Manjaro Linux 15.12 "i3", "bspwm"
 • 2015-12-23: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 15.12
 • 2015-12-18: Development Release: Manjaro Linux 15.12 RC2
 • 2015-09-27: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 15.09
 • 2015-09-09: Development Release: Manjaro Linux 15.09 RC2
 • More Manjaro releases...

  Headlines:
 •2017-07-31 Manjaro discontinues OpenRC spins
 •2016-08-30 Change in Manjaro leadership
 •2016-05-10 Manjaro website certificate expired
 •2016-05-07 Calamares to support encrytion
 • More Manjaro headlines...

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Feature stable 17.0.2 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8
Release Date 2017-08-18 2017-06-26 2016-11-27 2015-12-23 2014-12-01 2013-11-26
End Of Life            
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB)   562-1856        
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop   GNOME, KDE, Xfce KDE, Openbox, Xfce KDE, Openbox, Xfce KDE, Openbox, Xfce Xfce
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- --
Full Package List stable 17.0.2 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8
Package stable 17.0.2 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.1.4.1 1.1.4.1 1.1.2 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2
ati-driver (16.40) 15.201.1151 15.201.1151 15.201.1151 15.201.1151 14.10.1006 --
bash (4.4) 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2
bind (9.11.2) 9.11.2 -- -- -- -- --
chromium (60.0.3112.101) 60.0.3112.90 -- -- -- -- --
cups (2.2.4) 2.2.4 2.2.3 2.2.1 2.1.2 1.7.3 1.7.0
dhcp (4.3.6) 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.3.0 4.2.5-P1
e2fsprogs (1.43.5) 1.43.5 1.43.4 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42.8
firefox (55.0.2) 55.0.1 54.0 50.0 43.0.1 29.0.1 25.0.1
freetype (2.8) 2.8 2.8 2.6.5 2.6.2 2.5.3 2.5.0.1
gcc (7.2.0) 7.1.1 -- -- -- 4.9.0 4.8.2
gimp (2.8.22) 2.8.22 2.8.22 2.8.18 2.8.16 2.8.10 2.8.6
glibc (2.26) 2.25 2.25 2.24 2.22 2.19 2.18
gnome-shell (3.24.3) 3.24.3 3.24.2 -- -- -- --
gnucash (2.6.17) -- -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.35) 1.12.34 -- -- -- -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02.0 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00
gtk+ (3.22.18) 3.22.18 3.22.16 2.24.31 2.24.29 2.24.23 2.24.22
httpd (2.4.27) 2.4.27 -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.2) 0.92.2 0.92.1 0.91 -- -- --
k3b (17.08.0) 17.04.3 17.04.2 2.0.3a 2.0.3 2.0.2 --
kmod (24) 24 24 23 23 17 15
libgnome (2.32.1) -- -- -- -- 2.32.1 2.32.1
libreoffice (5.4.0) 5.4.0 5.2.7 5.1.6 4.4.7 4.2.4 4.1.3
linux (4.12.8) 4.12.7 4.9.34 4.4.33 4.1.15 3.12.20 3.10.20
Package stable 17.0.2 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8
lxde-common (0.99.2) 0.99.2 -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.2.7) 10.1.26 -- 10.1.19 10.1.9 5.5.37 --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) 1.18.0 -- -- -- -- --
mesa (17.1.6) 17.1.6 17.1.3 13.0.1 11.0.8 10.1.4 9.2.3
mysql (5.7.19) -- -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.24.2.1) 3.24.2 3.24.1 -- -- -- --
NVIDIA (384.59) 375.82 375.66 370.28 355.11 331.79 331.20
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 -- -- -- 3.5.2 3.5.2
openjdk (8u144) 8u144 8u131 8u112 8u66 7u55 7u45
openssh (7.5p1) 7.5p1 7.5p1 7.3p1 7.1p1 6.6p1 6.4p1
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.1.0f 1.1.0f 1.0.2j 1.0.2e 1.0.1h 1.0.1e
perl (5.26.0) 5.26.0 5.26.0 5.24.0 5.22.0 5.18.2 5.18.1
php (7.1.8) 7.1.8 -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.10.4) 5.10.4 5.10.2 5.8.4 5.4.1 -- --
postfix (3.2.2) 3.2.2 -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (9.6.4) 9.6.3 -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.6.2) 3.6.2 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.1 3.3.2
qt (5.9.1) 5.9.1 5.9.0 5.7.0 5.5.1 4.8.5 4.8.5
samba (4.6.7) 4.6.7 4.6.5 4.5.1 4.3.3 4.1.7 4.1.1
systemd (234) 234.11 232 231 228 212 208
thunderbird (52.3.0) 52.2.1 52.2.1 45.5.0 38.4.0 24.5.0 24.1.1
vim (8.0) 8.0 -- -- -- -- --
vlc (2.2.6) 2.2.6 3.0.0svn 2.2.4 2.2.1 2.1.4 2.1.1
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.4 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.11.6 4.10.2
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.19.3 1.19.3 1.18.4 1.17.4 1.15.1 1.14.4

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Version: 17.0.2
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-08-19
Votes: 0


I have been use a Linux distro for many years, when the linux was installed in first time used a text mode! I was a Ubuntu user for many years, and then a Linux Mint also I had use OpenSuSe, Mandriva, Fedora, Zorin and many others! When the Can made an agreement with the Microsoft, ( that info taken from sites over the net) I left this distribution! The Linux Mint was good and stable, after the last upgrade (18.2), it presents problems of stability and crashes many times! I've also tried other distributions, but I think this is the best distribution right now! Has an easy environment, but it also has a number of deficiencies! For example, you can not access the local computer network when the protection wall is activated, and some other issues! I believe with little work still can become the most distant distribution!
At the Finally , use this distro, is very good , allways upgraded, and has many features, spent a little from your time, make a good for you!


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Version: 17.0.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-08-15
Votes: 7


I struggled to find a good distro for my surface pro 3 and It is the only one which work out of the box with it. Coming from Ubuntu, I had to spend some time to be used to pacman but overall, I am glad to use Manjaro now. the distro is stable, up to date and really user friendly.


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Version: 17.0.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-08-13
Votes: 7


Like all beginner I started with Linux Mint Cinnamon, it‘s a good starting point to learn about Linux technics. But I was tiered of old software versions and it was time for something new. Manjero ‘Cinnamon’ is my top rated desktop, so I installed it. I faced some problems because my Laptop drives BIOS or UEFI so it was a hard start, but now I can tell I love it. There is a learning curve on Pacman but also for a newbie to handle. And now I got all the new Software stuff to work with – try it for your self. TOP Distro -RC-


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