Manjaro Linux is based on the independently developed Arch operating system. Arch Linux is already known to be an exceptionally fast, powerful, and lightweight distribution. But Arch Linux is typically targeted to geeks who have some Linux background and command-line usage.
Manjaro Linux is one of the fastest growing Linux distributions. It is based of Arch Linux. Arch Linux is known for its solid performance and superior light-weight handling features. However, Arch Linux is not a great distribution for beginners to Linux. One has to get into the command-line often to get things done. That's where Manjaro Linux fills in.
If you are coming from Microsoft Windows background like me, you should have know how handy is the Windows Key + E combination for launching the File Explorer. In the Linux world, the Windows key is referred as the 'Super' key.
Manjaro Linux Kernel update can be applied in two ways: GUI way and the command-line way via Terminal. Both the methods are safe to use, but for those new to Linux OS, I suggest to read our article on why to update Linux Kernels for any Linux distributions.
If you wish to go to the Terminal and perform the update by command line, here is the guide for you. This is especially useful if you are updating a Manjaro PC by remote login.
Managing startup applications is one of the first activities we commonly do on a freshly installed OS. You may want to add your own startup programs or remove some existing unwanted startup programs that are actually slowing down your computer. You need to get to Manjaro startup manager.
Shutdown Timer is a useful GNOME extension that lets you easily schedule automatic shutdown conveniently from the system tray menu.
Manjaro is a rolling distribution, meaning, install it once and it updates forever. So, chances of getting the packages and repository sources corrupt is...
When it comes to elegant looking operating systems, there is no doubt that Apple's Mac OS is one of the top contenders. You can make your Manjaro XFCE look like MacOS including the juicy icons in a few simple steps.
Want to take a quick virtual tour Manjaro XFCE edition instead of downloading GBs worth of ISO image and then making a Live USB of it? We will make it easy for you. Here are a series of screenshots of the important aspects of Manjaro Linux in XFCE edition. This is a light-weight edition, and aims to be fast and low on system resources. You will be amazed on how it is still visually appealing and user friendly.
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