New in version 0.8.10

June 9th, 2014
  • Included in this release of Manjaro:
  • Linux 3.12.20
  • Mesa 10.1.4
  • Xorg-Server 1.15.1
  • Gstreamer 1.2.4
  • LibreOffice 4.2.4
  • MHWD 0.3.901
  • libdrm 2.4.54
  • Catalyst 14.04
  • Nvidia 331.79
  • New features in Thus – graphical installer:
  • Fix lxdm for LXDE edition
  • Fix keyboard and keymap placement before encrypt hook
  • Fix filesystem and partition shrink operation
  • Fix partitioning calls to consistently use MiB instead of mixing MiB and MB
  • Fix ext2 mounting
  • Fix issue with LUKS and LVM (optional home)
  • Fix issue with LVM partition creation
  • Fix issue with LVM partition removal
  • Fix rsync issue reported by Demiray
  • Fix issue we have when no plymouth was on install media
  • Add support for plymouth
  • Add support for sddm
  • Add 1MB offset for ROOT size calculation
  • Add swap to grub kernel parameters
  • Add xfs freeze function to support grub installation on xfs
  • Add automatic network driver installation routine to mhwd.sh
  • Do not swapoff ZRAM
  • Filter out empty strings from the list of swap partitions
  • Move swap to the end of free space, and do not leave unused space
  • Mount swap after manual partitioning
  • Load_html_string is deprecated since webkitgtk 1.1.1
  • Remove cairo coloring for check page
  • Rework auto_partition.py
  • Set_from_stock_name is deprecated since gtk 3.10
  • Sort to_be_deleted and changelist in installation_advanced
  • Using ‘encoding=utf8′ prevents an exception to rise when using env vars in the command line
  • Update DBusException in misc
  • Simplify grub installation routine
  • Use timeout to see if grub installation fails
  • Do not use /mnt as temporary mount point
  • Update translations

New in version 0.8.9 (February 24th, 2014)

  • You get Openbox 3.5.2 in our redesigned Openbox Edition. With this evolution we offer applications for a variety of tasks and Turbulence to change your wallpapers, choose your panel position, install or remove additional packages and much more. There’s also been several known bugs fixed with the edition since our latest team member Dan has taken up maintaining it. This edition is perfect for older computers since it’s small enough to fit on a CD, or for people who love to have a low memory foot print and a lightning fast desktop.
  • New features of Pamac 0.9.7:
  • Enable/disable AUR support
  • Change pamac-tray refresh period
  • Remove unrequired deps (recurse option: -Rs)
  • Edit settings via pamac-manager/updater GUI
  • Add a ‘view history’ entry in pamac-manager menu
  • Add AUR support to pamac-install script (if enabled in pamac.conf)
  • New features in MHWD:
  • Support for network cards
  • New features in Thus – graphical installer:
  • code cleanup and restructure
  • added home dir to automatic mode
  • fixed resizing in language slide
  • fixed parted issues in advanced mode
  • added a logging message when an unknown exception is thrown in installation_process
  • added encfs for home-dir encryption: pam_encfs is needed
  • fixed GUID partition table creation in advanced
  • fixed UEFI support
  • luks and lvm in automatic mode is now enabled
  • removed backported chroot code from live-installer (old python2 code)
  • modified grub installation
  • reordered slides: language > location > check > timezone > keymap > ask > (automatic, alongside, advanced) > user_info > slides
  • fixed swap partition detection in advanced mode
  • fixed swapoff in advanced mode
  • mount source squashfs only when not already mounted
  • fixed myhomepath in partition_module
  • fixed verbose error messages
  • use ‘sudo -E’ directly in thus script
  • some strings got updated
  • keyboard layout generator added
  • code optimizations
  • advanced mode should detect now all supported filesystems properly
  • proper btrfs support
  • updated translations
  • New features in Manjaro Settings Manager:
  • MHWD support
  • added translation support
  • Turbulence 0.3.3:
  • Provides information about Manjaro
  • Process detection method to provide different configuration methods for what process you currently have running
  • Allows users to select what home folders they would like to use now in multiple languages
  • Allows users to select what theme they would like for KWin (KDE)
  • Allows users to select what position they want for Tint 2 (OpenBox)
  • Allows users to select what wallpapers they want (KDE/OpenBox)
  • Allows users to select what packages they want or don't want (OpenBox)
  • Allows users to access their system settings panel or open manjaro.org in their browser
  • ManjaroISO:
  • use stable branch
  • use linux310
  • Package Updates:
  • Linux 3.10.30
  • Mesa 10.0.3
  • Xorg-Server 1.14.5
  • Gstreamer 1.2.3
  • LibreOffice 4.1.5
  • MHWD 0.3.3
  • libdrm 2.4.52
  • Catalyst 13.12
  • Nvidia 331.38

New in version 0.8.9 RC3 (February 17th, 2014)

  • Linux 3.10.30
  • xorg-server 1.14.5
  • Updated Turbulence
  • Evodark & Evolight wallpapers
  • darknessFall theming
  • Multiple desktops
  • tint2 updated
  • New conky (LSD) with Manjaro theming
  • Manjaro green mouse hovers
  • Out of the box with browser support (Midori)

New in version 0.8.9 Pre2 (January 15th, 2014)

  • Some of it’s features are:
  • Sleak gray graphical layout
  • Provides information of Manjaro to new users
  • Can allow the user to easily select which Folders he wants in his home directory
  • Allows users to select which theme they want for Kwin (KDE)
  • Allows users to select which wallpaper they want (KDE/Openbox)
  • Allows users to chose where to place your tint2 panel (Openbox)
  • Can also allow people to open system settings after they’ve ran through everything else to set any last minute details
  • New features of Pamac 0.9.6:
  • Proper AUR support
  • Cleanup
  • Bugfixes
  • New features in Manjaro Settings Manager:
  • MHWD support
  • added translation support
  • translated to: English, Asturian, Catalan, Czech, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Spanish, Turkish
  • New features in MHWD:
  • Support for network cards
  • New features in Thus – graphical installer:
  • code cleanup and restructure
  • added home dir to automatic mode
  • fixed resizing in language slide
  • fixed parted issues in advanced mode
  • added a logging message when an unknown exception is thrown in installation_process
  • added encfs for home-dir encryption: pam_encfs is needed
  • fixed GUID partition table creation in advanced
  • fixed UEFI support
  • luks and lvm in automatic mode is now enabled
  • removed backported chroot code from live-installer (old python2 code)
  • modified grub installation
  • reordered slides: language > location > check > timezone > keymap > ask > (automatic, alongside, advanced) > user_info > slides
  • fixed swap partition detection in advanced mode
  • fixed swapoff in advanced mode
  • mount source squashfs only when not already mounted
  • fixed myhomepath in partition_module
  • fixed verbose error messages
  • use ‘sudo -E’ directly in thus script
  • some strings got updated
  • keyboard layout generator added
  • code optimizations
  • advanced mode should detect now all supported filesystems properly
  • proper btrfs support
  • updated translations

New in version 0.8.7.1 (September 13th, 2013)

  • Kernel: 3.10.11 LTS
  • Xorg: 1.14.2
  • Webbrowser: Firefox 22.0.1
  • Email Client: Thunderbird 17.0.8 (XFCE only)
  • Media Player: VLC 2.0.8a,
  • Package Manager: Pamac 0.7.5.2 (XFCE), Octopi 0.2.0a (Openbox)
  • Whisker Menu 1.1.1 (XFCE only)
  • Mint Display Manager 1.3.1 (XFCE only)
  • Slim Display Manager 1.3.5 (Openbox only)
  • Manjaro Settings Manager 0.1.2
  • Live-Installer 0.8.7.1
  • Minimalistic XFCE 4.10 Desktop (XFCE only)
  • Minimalistic Openbox 3.5.0 Desktop (Openbox only)
  • PA-mixer replaced pn-mixer and volumeicon
  • Better pulseaudio support
  • Latest free and proprietary drivers

New in version 0.8.6 (June 3rd, 2013)

  • Full multimedia support
  • Additional multimedia applications, including Qupzilla, Pamac, VLC, and XNoise
  • Revised obmenu-generater based menu
  • A brand new look based around AngieMyst’s wonderful “light vines” image

New in version 0.8.5.2 (May 8th, 2013)

  • Command Line Installer:
  • Adopt kbctl
  • Graphical Installer:
  • Port LinuxMint Debian Installer to Manjaro
  • Adopt to kbctl
  • Proper harddrive formatting
  • User Avatar support for SDDM, AccountsService and KDE
  • Resume-hook support added
  • Bumblebee support added
  • Desktop:
  • Manjaro Settings Manager got introduced
  • SDDM replaces LXDM - we offer different themes (manjaro, maui, maldives, elarun, circles)
  • Libreoffice Writer and Calc are default office applications in XFCE Edition
  • Firefox is used as default browser in XFCE Edition
  • Thunderbird is used as default mail-application in XFCE Edition
  • System / General:
  • Update base-packages (all package-lists got optimized)
  • KBctl introduced
  • Xorg-Server 1.14.1
  • Kernel 3.8.11 (3.4.43, 3.9.0 optional)
  • SystemD-202
  • Notable Bug Fixes:
  • Support for unetbootin
  • Partitions can now be accessed without providing a password
  • Hibernation function has been enabled
  • Resume/Shutdown don't need a password
  • Security issue due static "private" keys solved
  • Boot issues found in 0.8.5.1 fixed

New in version 0.8.5.1 (April 28th, 2013)

  • Graphical installer updated and translated to followed locales: ca, el, en, es, it, pt_BR and ro
  • Manjaro Settings Manager updated
  • LXDM/Slim as display managers
  • Linux 3.8.8 as our kernel
  • Additional multimedia support, applications, and access to the AUR have been pre-installed

New in version 0.8.4 (February 26th, 2013)

  • New-look desktop environments
  • Pamac replaces Kalu, Pacman-Gui and Package Browser
  • User-friendly LXDM configuration application – developed by the Manjaro Team – provided to easily customise the login screen and to even login automatically
  • Graphical boot screen introduced for installation media
  • Default kernel has been upgraded to 3.7 from 3.4 (with improved flash support)
  • Special PDF quick-guides have been provided for each official desktop environment
  • Additional multimedia support, applications, and access to the AUR have been pre-installed
  • Support for installation via USB sticks has been improved (via DD or ImageWriter)
  • Partitions can now be accessed without providing a password
  • Hibernation function has been enabled