Manjaro, a Linux Distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, is now at version 0.8.5 RC1.
The first release candidate of the new 8.5 branch of Manjaro comes with an updated pack from the stable-repositories.
Highlights of Manjaro 0.8.5 RC1:
• Octopi, a powerful tool to manage (Arch | Manjaro) Linux packages, has been added;
• A tab widget showing 6 useful tabs has been added;
• The Manjaro Settings Manager has been implemented;
• SDDM has replaced LXDM;
• Linux kernel has been updated to version 3.8.4.
More details about this release can be found in the official announcement.
Download Manjaro 0.8.5 RC1 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.