Linux News Today: Manjaro Linux LXDE 15.09 Community Edition Has Linux Kernel 4.1.8 LTS, AUR Support
Now that the Manjaro Linux 15.09 (Bellatrix) has been officially released, the time has come for some of its community editions to step into the spotlight, and today we’re happy to inform our readers about the latest Manjaro Linux LXDE 15.09 flavor. Also, take a look at the Manjaro Linux i3 15.09 edition!
According to the release notes, Manjaro Linux LXDE 15.09 is, of course, based on the upstream Manjaro Linux 15.09 computer operating system, which means that it inherits all of its awesome technologies, including the long-term supported Linux 4.1 kernel. But first, we want to notify users that the Manjaro Linux LXDE 15.09 release is a free update for existing Manjaro Linux LXDE 0.8.13.1 installations.
Therefore, the Manjaro Linux LXDE 15.09 Community Edition is now powered by Linux kernel 4.1.8 LTS, includes the greatly improved Manjaro Settings Manager utility, adds full support for AUR (Arch User Repository), updates numerous core components and applications (see below for a complete list), and fixes many annoying bugs reported by users since the previous version of the distribution.
“The Manjaro Community is proud to present our new Lxde Edition. Manjaro-Lxde aims to be light, fast and resource friendly, yet at the same time complete and ready to use for all typical everyday office- and multimedia-needs,” reads the forum announcement. “This release comes with our advanced graphical installer Calamares as well as our CLI-installer. Stable branch was used to create these install medias. Iso 32 bits is cd-size and 64 has multilib enabled.”
It comes with a great selection of software
As mentioned, several core components and applications have been updated to their latest version available in the new Manjaro Linux LXDE 15.09 release, which comes with a great selection of software, such as Transmission BitTorrent client, Sylpheed email client, AbiWord word processor, HexChat IRC client, MtPaint digital painting tool, GPicView image viewer, and GIMP image editor.
Additionally, the distribution includes the LXDM display manager, Clementine audio player, MPV video player, qpdfview PDF viewer, LXMusic music player, SMPlayer video player, Pamac graphical package manager, GParted partition editor, Pale Moon web browser, PCManFM file manager, NetworkManager network connections manager, and the Manjaro Pulse, Pavucontrol, XSensors, LXTask, and ISOUSB utilities.
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