Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux

Developer - Manjaro Linux Team

Platform    - Desktop

OS Family - Linux

Manjaro Linux is a free and open source Linux distribution (or operating system) designed specifically for desktop / laptop computers. Manjaro is based on Arch Linux Distribution, and uses the Arch Package Manager named 'Pacman' as its package manager system. The operating system is considered to be the most stable, user friendly, fast, easy to use, and is the best fit for new Linux users or experienced users. Installation is very easy, the graphical installer of OS is different and better than other Linux distributions, while the CLI installer is also available and it gives more options to customize the installation.

Manjaro has his own number of software in the operating system to manage the things, such as MHWD (Manjaro Hardware Detection) tool, its dedicated software repositories, settings manager, and themes. By default, Manjaro come with pre-installed graphical applications that are usually required in personal and work computing, such as LibreOffice (Office Suite), Thunderbird (Email Client), Firefox (Web Browser), Stream (Gaming), and VLC Media Player. There are a number of desktop graphical environments available to install, users can choose between the environment such as Xfce, KDE, Cinnamon, Mate etc.

Manjaro Linux updates are based on the rolling release development model to learn more about click here.

Notable features of Manjaro Linux

There are some remarkable features of Manjaro Linux distribution:

  • All Linux features.
  • Choose between many different desktop environments like Xfce, KDE, Cinnamon, and Mate.
  • Pacman package manager.
  • Multiple kernels.
  • Dedicated software repositories.
  • Support automatic hardware detection, and installation of general drivers.
  • User friendly.
  • Easy to use.
  • Graphical and CLI installer.
  • Live Boot / CD / USB.
  • Multilingual.
  • Free and Open Source.

Manjaro Linux facts

  • Manjaro Linux is #1 on the DistroWatch ranking list of 2017-18.
  • Manjaro Linux has great reviews and ratings on the web.
  • Manjaro uses the Arch Linux as a software base.

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