Earlier this month, a new version of Manjaro Linux was announced for a single board computers. Soon, the company released the updated version of Manjaro Linux 20.0 'Lysia' for the x86-64 platforms.
One of the most important changes in the new version is Pacman v9.4. After the update, Packman now supports snap and flatpack. Of course, this feature also existed in previous versions of the operating system, with the help of the Bauh tool. Now, however, Manjaro Linux comes with built-in support and allows you to install snap and flatpack applications without the need for additional software.
In addition to the Pacman, the new version of the Manjaro Linux includes an updated version kernel. Thanks to this, the operating system now supports ZFS file system. In addition to supporting the ZFS file system, the new kernel also contains support code for the latter. hardware at the market. In addition to these differences, there are changes in each of the three versions of the operating system.
The version Xfce is the flagship of the company attracting the most attention. In Manjaro Linux 20.0, the new Xfce 4.14 also found a place, which contains a much cleaner interface, thanks to the new 'Matcha' theme. Also, the users now they can store different profiles and use them according to their needs. However, if you are not connected screen, the manjaro will automatically change the profile to the default.
Η KDE version now comes with a new and more powerful graphics environment Plasma 5.18. Users can choose between dark and light themes, various Konsole profiles, as well as use the Yakuake skins that exist in Breath2 themes.
The Manjaro KDE is also coming with the latest KDE App bundle 20.04, which contains some KDE-based applications with many updates and new features.
In the GNOME version, Manjaro offers updated environments for certain applications, as well as improvements to system interfaces. Thanks to the new GNOME 3.36, users can update, configure or even completely delete the GNOME shell extension. In addition, there is a "Do not disturb" button on the notification bar, which can hide notifications.
Install Manjaro Linux 20.0:
Manjaro Linux is a Rolling Distribution. This means that if you already have it installed, you just need to update all the packages in your system to move on to the next version. To do this, you need to open one terminal and type the command:
sudo pacman -Syu
If you don't have Manjaro Linux, you can download from the company's official website, selecting one of the three versions Xfce, KDE or GNOME.