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Manjaro 19.0 released (Gnome, KDE, XFCE, Architect)

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We are happy to publish another stable release of Manjaro Linux, named Kyria.

The Xfce edition remains our flagship offering and has received the attention it deserves. Only a few can claim to offer such a polished, integrated and leading-edge Xfce experience. With this release we ship Xfce 4.14 and have mostly focused on polishing the user experience with the desktop and window manager. Also we have switched to a new theme called Matcha. A new feature Display-Profiles allows you to store one or more profiles for your preferred display configuration. We also have implemented auto-application of profiles when new displays are connected.

Our KDE edition provides the powerful, mature and feature-rich Plasma 5.17 desktop environment with a unique look-and-feel, which we completely re-designed for this release. The full set of Breath2-themes includes light and dark versions, animated splash-screen, Konsole profiles, Yakuake skins and many more little details. We have rounded off text editor Kate with some additional color schemes and offer Plasma-Simplemenu as an alternative to the traditional Kickoff-Launcher. With a wide selection of latest KDE-Apps 19.12.2 and other applications Manjaro-KDE aims to be a versatile and elegant environment ready for all your everyday needs.

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Also: Manjaro Linux 19.0 “Kyria” Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Manjaro 19 Is Now Available With Updated GNOME, KDE Plasma

  • Manjaro 19 Is Now Available With Updated GNOME, KDE Plasma And Xfce Features

    After several months of testing and copious amounts of teasing, the next major update to Arch-based Manjaro is now available. The final version of Manjaro 19 has been released with a host of updates, and special attention paid to the distro’s flagship Xfce desktop version. Manjaro 19 brings Xfce 4.14 to the table, with special attention paid to the overall polish of the user experience and window manager. The team has also switched the theme to Matcha, and added a feature called Display-Profiles to store one (or several) profiles for your current display configuration, which is nothing short of fantastic.

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  • Manjaro Linux 19.0 “Kyria” Released: A Beginner-Friendly Arch Experience

    After the two release candidates, Manjaro Linux has announced the release of a new stable version v19.0 with bug fixes and more polished multiple Desktop Environments such as Xfce, KDE, and GNOME.

    Weeks before the release of Manjaro 18.1, Manjaro Linux became a professional project and hence it focuses more on building a professional Linux based operating system.

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    Manjaro 19.0 is out today as this popular desktop-focused Arch Linux based distribution that is focused on its Xfce desktop spin but also offers other desktop options.

    Manjaro 19.0 makes use of Xfce 4.14 paired with a new theme while KDE Plasma 5.17 and GNOME 3.34 are offered as other desktop options for this Arch-based platform. Manjaro 19.0 is shipping with the Linux 5.4 LTS kernel, Pamac 9.3 for package management, and a plethora of other package updates. Manjaro 19.0 also features improvements around Oracle VM VirtualBox support, NVIDIA PRIME with the proprietary graphics driver, and other updates pulled in from upstream.

Manjaro GNOME 19 - A Quick Look at Some of the New Features

Linux OS Manjaro 19 Gets New Features For Plasma, Gnome

Arch-based Manjaro 19.0 'Kyria' Linux distro is here with GNOME

  • Arch-based Manjaro 19.0 'Kyria' Linux distro is here with GNOME, KDE, and Xfce

    If you are a Linux user, you are undoubtedly in heaven right now. Recently, there have been updates to some truly excellent distributions, such as MX Linux 19.1, Netrunner 20.01, elementary OS 5.1.2, and OpenMandriva Lx 4.1. While I suppose having to choose from so many distros can be seen as a negative for some, I say it's a damn good problem to have!

    Guess what? Things are getting a bit more crowded! Today, one of the most popular Linux distributions gets a new version. Yes, Manjaro Linux 19.0 is finally here! Named "Kyria," it can be had with your choice of three desktop environments -- Xfce 4.14, KDE Plasma 5.17, and GNOME 3.34. While Xfce is highlighted by the developers, the others two DEs are arguably superior.

Manjaro 19.0 released

  • Manjaro 19.0 released

    Version 19 of the Arch-based Manjaro distribution is out. "The Xfce edition remains our flagship offering and has received the attention it deserves. Only a few can claim to offer such a polished, integrated and leading-edge Xfce experience. With this release we ship Xfce 4.14 and have mostly focused on polishing the user experience with the desktop and window manager. Also we have switched to a new theme called Matcha. A new feature Display-Profiles allows you to store one or more profiles for your preferred display configuration. We also have implemented auto-application of profiles when new displays are connected."

Manjaro 19.0 XFCE Run Through

Manjaro 19.0 KDE Plasma Edition overview

Manjaro 19.0 is here with Linux 5.4 and improved UI

  • Manjaro 19.0 is here with Linux 5.4 and improved UI

    Most probably, the most important highlight of this release has to be that Manjaro has upgraded to Linux Kernel 5.4 LTS. However, it seems clear that the system’s user interface has been the focal point of this release.

    With this update, the brains behind the product have made it clear that its flagship edition, Xfce of Manjaro, reigns supreme over all the other versions. Accordingly, Kyria comes with the latest version of the Xfce desktop environment in v4.14. However, this isn’t the only change implemented when it comes to the system’s UI, as users should also notice an improved desktop and window manager.

    Apart from that, you’ll also find a new default theme dubbed Matcha when you update to Manjaro 19.0. Plus, the developers have also worked on a new feature called Display Profiles through which users will be able to save their preferred display settings. Moreover, upon connecting a new display, the profiles will be automatically applied to it.

    However, if you want to go for the KDE edition of Manjaro, you’re going to be finding Plasma 5.17 desktop environment that has been specially modified, keeping in mind this Manjaro update. Yakuake skins, Konsole profiles, animated splash-screen, and light/dark versions will also be a part of the Breath2-themes. Moreover, there’s also going to be KDE Apps 19.12.2 accompanying this edition.

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