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Manjaro Linux

Last Update: 2022-01-17 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 KDE, GNOME and a minimalist Net edition for more advanced users. Community-supported desktop flavours are also available.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 3 (2,278), 6 months: 3 (2,213), 3 months: 4 (2,110), 4 weeks: 4 (2,203), 1 week: 4 (1,855)

Average visitor rating: 8.35/10 from 1137 review(s).


Manjaro Summary
Distribution Manjaro Linux
Home Page https://manjaro.org/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2021-12-23: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 21.2.0
 • 2021-08-18: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 21.1.0
 • 2021-03-24: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 21.0
 • 2021-03-19: Development Release: Manjaro Linux 21.0 RC1
 • 2020-12-03: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 20.2
 • 2020-09-12: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 20.1
 • 2020-04-26: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 20.0
 • 2020-02-25: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 19.0
 • 2019-09-12: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 18.1.0
 • 2018-10-30: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 18.0
 • 2017-12-31: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.1.0
 • 2017-09-03: Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.0.3
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 •2021-02-15 Manjaro now PinePhone's default OS
 •2020-08-31 Manjaro to ship on the PinePhone
 •2020-03-16 Manjaro to be the Pinebook Pro's default OS
 •2020-02-18 Manjaro launches web-based software portal
 •2019-07-30 Manjaro ships with fpakman and FreeOffice
 •2019-04-16 ARM port available on Manjaro's website
 •2018-06-02 Updates to Pamac package manager
 •2018-03-10 Manjaro's ARM builds
 •2017-12-30 Manjaro continues 32-bit support
 •2017-10-16 Manjaro running MS-Office on-line
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Feature stable 21.2.1 20.2.1 19.0 18.1.0 17.1.12 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8 Feature
Release Date 2022-01-17 2022-01-03 2021-01-03 2020-02-25 2019-09-12 2018-08-19 2016-11-27 2015-12-23 2014-12-01 2013-11-26 Release Date
End Of Life                     End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB)   3300-3700 2600-3000 2500-2900 1800-2100 1600-2100 1533-2116 589-1856 472-1481 582-1861 Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop   GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce KDE Plasma, Openbox, Xfce KDE Plasma, Openbox, Xfce KDE Plasma, Openbox, Xfce Xfce Default Desktop
Package Management Flatpak, Pacman, snap Pacman, snap Pacman, snap Pacman, snap Pacman, snap Pacman, snap Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Package Management
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Release Model
Office Suite FreeOffice, LibreOffice -- -- -- -- LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice Office Suite
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Init Software
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 Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr de, en, fr Multilingual
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List stable 21.2.1 20.2.1 19.0 18.1.0 17.1.12 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8 Full Package List
Package stable 21.2.1 20.2.1 19.0 18.1.0 17.1.12 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8 Package
abiword (3.0.5) 3.0.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.5)
alsa-lib (1.2.6.1) 1.2.6.1 1.2.6.1 1.2.4 1.2.1.2 1.1.9 1.1.6 1.1.2 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 alsa-lib (1.2.6.1)
ati-driver (20.45) -- 19.1.0 19.1.0 19.1.0 15.201.1151 15.201.1151 15.201.1151 15.201.1151 14.10.1006 -- ati-driver (20.45)
bash (5.1.12) 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 bash (5.1.12)
bind (9.16.24) 9.16.23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.16.24)
chromium (97.0.4692.71) 96.0.4664.110 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (97.0.4692.71)
cups (2.4.0) 2.4.0 2.4.0 2.3.3 2.3.1 2.3.0 2.2.8 2.2.1 2.1.2 1.7.3 1.7.0 cups (2.4.0)
dhcp (4.4.2-P1) 4.4.2.P1 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.2 4.4.1 4.4.1 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.3.0 4.2.5-P1 dhcp (4.4.2-P1)
e2fsprogs (1.46.5) 1.46.4 1.46.4 1.45.6 1.45.5 1.45.3 1.44.3 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42.8 e2fsprogs (1.46.5)
firefox (96.0.1) 96.0 95.0.2 84.0.1 73.0.1 69.0 61.0.2 50.0 43.0.1 29.0.1 25.0.1 firefox (96.0.1)
freetype (2.11.1) 2.11.1 2.11.1 2.10.4 2.10.1 2.10.1 2.9.1 2.6.5 2.6.2 2.5.3 2.5.0.1 freetype (2.11.1)
gcc (11.2.0) 11.1.0 -- -- 9.3.0 9.1.0 8.2.0 -- -- 4.9.0 4.8.2 gcc (11.2.0)
gimp (2.10.30) 2.10.30 2.10.30 2.10.22 2.10.14 2.10.12 2.10.4 2.8.18 2.8.16 2.8.10 2.8.6 gimp (2.10.30)
glibc (2.34) 2.33 2.33 2.32 2.30 2.29 2.28 2.24 2.22 2.19 2.18 glibc (2.34)
gnome-shell (41.3) 41.2 41.2 3.38.2 3.34.3 3.32.2 3.28.3 -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (41.3)
gnucash (4.9) 4.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (4.9)
gnumeric (1.12.50) 1.12.50 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.50)
grub (2.06) 2.06 2.06 2.04 2.04 2.04 2.03 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 grub (2.06)
gtk (4.6.0) 4.4.1 2.24.33 3.24.24 3.24.13 3.24.10 3.22.30 2.24.31 2.24.29 2.24.23 2.24.22 gtk (4.6.0)
httpd (2.4.52) 2.4.52 2.4.52 2.4.46 2.4.41 2.4.41 -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.52)
inkscape (1.1.1) 1.1.1 -- -- -- -- 0.92.3 0.91 -- -- -- inkscape (1.1.1)
k3b (21.12.1) 21.12.0 -- 20.12.0 19.12.2 -- -- 2.0.3a 2.0.3 2.0.2 -- k3b (21.12.1)
kmod (29) 29 29 27 26 26 25 23 23 17 15 kmod (29)
krita (5.0.2) 5.0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 3.0.1.1 2.9.10 2.8.6 -- krita (5.0.2)
libreoffice (7.2.5) 7.2.4 -- -- -- -- 6.1.0 5.1.6 4.4.7 4.2.4 4.1.3 libreoffice (7.2.5)
linux (5.16.1) 5.15.12 5.15.7 5.9.16 5.4.18 5.2.11 4.17.11 4.4.33 4.1.15 3.12.20 3.10.20 linux (5.16.1)
Package stable 21.2.1 20.2.1 19.0 18.1.0 17.1.12 16.10.3 15.12 0.8.11 0.8.8 Package
lxpanel (0.10.1) 0.10.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.10.1)
mariadb (10.6.5) 10.6.5 -- -- -- -- -- 10.1.19 10.1.9 5.5.37 -- mariadb (10.6.5)
mate-desktop (1.26.0) 1.26.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.26.0)
mesa (21.3.4) 21.3.2 21.3.2 20.3.1 19.3.4 19.1.5 18.1.6 13.0.1 11.0.8 10.1.4 9.2.3 mesa (21.3.4)
mysql (8.0.28) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.28)
nautilus (41.2) 41.1 41.1 3.38.2 3.34.2 3.32.3 3.28.1 -- -- -- -- nautilus (41.2)
NVIDIA (495.46) 470xx-dkms 495.44 455.45.01 440.59 435.21 396.51 370.28 355.11 331.79 331.20 NVIDIA (495.46)
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.5.2 3.5.2 openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (17.0.1) 8u312 8u292 8u265 8u242 8u222 8u181 8u112 8u66 7u55 7u45 openjdk (17.0.1)
openssh (8.8p1) 8.8p1 8.8p1 8.4p1 8.1p1 8.0p1 7.7p1 7.3p1 7.1p1 6.6p1 6.4p1 openssh (8.8p1)
openssl (3.0.1) 1.1.1m 1.1.1m 1.1.1i 1.1.1d 1.1.1c 1.1.0h 1.0.2j 1.0.2e 1.0.1h 1.0.1e openssl (3.0.1)
perl (5.34.0) 5.34.0 5.34.0 5.32.0 5.30.1 5.30.0 5.28.0 5.24.0 5.22.0 5.18.2 5.18.1 perl (5.34.0)
php (8.1.1) 8.0.14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (8.1.1)
plasma-desktop (5.23.5) 5.23.4 5.23.4 5.20.4 5.17.5 5.16.4 5.13.4 5.8.4 5.4.1 -- -- plasma-desktop (5.23.5)
postfix (3.6.4) 3.6.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.6.4)
postgresql (14.1) 13.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (14.1)
Python (3.10.2) 3.10.1 3.10.1 3.9.1 3.8.1 3.7.4 3.7.0 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.1 3.3.2 Python (3.10.2)
qt (6.2.2) 5.15.2 5.15.2 5.15.2 5.14.1 5.13.0 5.11.1 5.7.0 5.5.1 4.8.5 4.8.5 qt (6.2.2)
samba (4.15.3) 4.15.3 4.15.3 4.13.3 4.10.10 4.10.6 4.8.3 4.5.1 4.3.3 4.1.7 4.1.1 samba (4.15.3)
systemd (250.2) 250 250 247.2 242 242 239 231 228 212 208 systemd (250.2)
thunderbird (91.5.0) 91.5.0 91.4.1 78.6.0 68.5.0 68.0 60.0 45.5.0 38.4.0 24.5.0 24.1.1 thunderbird (91.5.0)
vim (8.2) 8.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vim (8.2)
vlc (3.0.16) 3.0.16 3.0.16 3.0.11.1 3.0.8 3.0.8 3.0.3 2.2.4 2.2.1 2.1.4 2.1.1 vlc (3.0.16)
xfdesktop (4.16.0) 4.16.0 4.16.0 4.14.3 4.14.2 4.14.1 4.12.4 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.11.6 4.10.2 xfdesktop (4.16.0)
xorg-server (21.1.3) 21.1.2 21.1.2 1.20.10 1.20.7 1.20.5 1.20.1 1.18.4 1.17.4 1.15.1 1.14.4 xorg-server (21.1.3)

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Version: 21.2.1
Rating: 10
Date: 2022-01-13
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I've been using Ubuntu based distros for almost 10 years now, but recently I found DT's YT channel and decided to try something else. Couldn't use fedora because of the stupid new Gnome, but Manjaro with KDE is perfect. Flatpak and snap out of the box, pipewire installed with one command, managing drivers is easy and even gaming performance seems very good.


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Version: 21.2.1
Rating: 9
Date: 2022-01-06
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Current Manjaro 21.2.1, Gnome 41.2

Installed on my Alienware Aurora R6, the hole installation process worked great with no problems. I've been running as my daily driver now for 6 Months and it's been excellent so far, Steam/Proton gaming is better than ever and daily work is excellent. At this point i see myself staying with Manjaro.

Cheers; Snarl


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Version: 21.2.1
Rating: 10
Date: 2022-01-06
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Few days ago I decided to replace Manjaro 21.2.0 KDE with newest Pop OS because it fails recognizing my soundcard plus several critical problems (I use Acer Nitro 5 an515-56 laptop), and thats the first time I am thinking to move from Manjaro as my favourite linux distro.

But few hours ago I decided to give Manjaro a second chance, I downloaded the newest ISO (surprised that there is an update through 21.2.1) and I think I can't be happier to know that every last problems was solved plus I don't need to disable VMD controller from BIOS anymore to boot Manjaro!

Thanks you Manjaro developers!


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