Manjaro 0.8.8, a Linux distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, has just received a new update pack, raising the number to five.
A new maintenance update has been made available for the users of the official flavor of Manjaro, bringing a few much needed updates to various applications.
“With this update brings you updated kernels, mhwd 0.3.1 with Catalyst 13.04 profile, manjaro-system-settings 0.1.3 with MHWD UI, Whiskermenu 1.3.1 with smooth user switch, updated KDE themes and wallpapers, updated drivers and other small changes. Pamac 0.9.6 supports AUR from now on,” reads the official announcement.
A lot of Linux kernels are now supported and they are as follows: Linux 3.4.76 (our default kernel series for Manjaro 0.8.7), Linux 18.104.22.168 (stable extended support kernel maintained by Canonical), Linux 3.10.26 (our default kernel series for Manjaro 0.8.8), Linux 22.214.171.124 (stable extended support kernel maintained by Canonical), Linux 3.12.7 (current stable release by Linus), and Linux 3.13.0 (current mainstream release).
Also, a few important updates have been implemented: MHWD is now at version 0.3.1, the Whiskermenu has been updated to version 1.3.1, the AMD Catalyst driver for Linux has been updated to version 13.4, Pamac is now at version 0.9.6, and Octopi has been updated to version 0.3.1rc1.
Developed in Austria, France, and Germany, Manjaro provides all the benefits of the Arch operating system combined with a focus on user-friendliness and accessibility. Available in both 32 and 64 bit versions, Manjaro is suitable for newcomers as well as experienced Linux users. A minimalist NET-Edition is also available in both 32 and 64 bit versions
More details about this update can be found in the official announcement. Download Manjaro 0.8.8 right now from Softpedia. In order to get the latest update, you will need to upgrade the system, after you install the base.