3fRI wrote:I tried the openbox and Xfce versions in Virtual Box before I installed first 0.8.3 recently and then 0.8.4 on my laptop. I like Manjaro a lot and think that as an Arch-based distro it has much potential, but it still needs a bit more polish before I'd consider using it as my primary distro. So far, Mint Cinnamon or Xfce is what I always go back to.
sudo mhwd-kernel linux38
Jose Manuel wrote:Too many updates, so I think that together make updates to the system losing stability. Manjaro is seen to have a very promising future, but for now I stay with Linux Mint KDE or Kubuntu, or Debian, the distributions are more serious and more stability.-
Certainly, I am surprised to see that no more Manjaro KDE ?? They say he became Community, but has not yet exited the new image .iso Manjaro KDE ?? A shame, as the 0.8.2 and 0.8.3 worked really well.-
TehGhodTrole wrote:I installed Manjaro, and while it's an immature distro, it's not bad, though I wouldn't go fanboy crazy and claim it was 'awesome'. The repositories are a bit weak too. It'll do as a fallover OS. Perhaps in a few years when it's had more polish put into it it'll be a good distro.
And all of that is far more than can be said of Sabayon. Good grief. What an awful mess that is.
killer de bug wrote:I was so disappointed to see that the Manjaro team took the development version of MDM (HTML5 login) and ship it by default under the name of Manjaro Desktop Manager....
This is definitely not sportsmanship. They could have changed the name or if they want to call it MDM then it should be the Mint Desktop Manager.
I will no more use this distro and will never recommend it to someone. That's not the way things work !
If I want an Arch Distro, I will use Arch
Another change will be the new html-based display manager using webkit for displaying the login screen. With a graphical settings tool plus theme emulator you can costumize the display manager easily to your liking. From auto-login, remote-login to userlist editing – all options can be done by a click of your mouse.
3fRI wrote:TehGhodTrole wrote:I don't understand your comment about the repositories because you can also access Arch's AUR directly via terminal and find just about any package out there.
It seems you did understand it because you offered a solution.At this rate, I doubt if it'll take Manjaro's developers years before it's a "good distro."
palo wrote:I have never experienced Arch before so I thought this would be a good thing to try. 0.8.4 32bit Xfce in VBox- installer worked well (though not pretty). The first thing I tried, Updater, just gives me dumb looks and it is a pita to understand sorting it out. Will keep trying though as it looks to have promise.
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