Linux News Today: Latest Manjaro Linux 15.12 Update Brings Linux Kernel 4.5 and KDE Plasma 5.6.1
The Manjaro Linux development team announced the general availability of the fourteenth update pack for the Manjaro Linux 15.12 (Capella) operating system.
With this update, Manjaro Linux 15.12 users will receive the latest KDE Plasma 5.6.1 desktop environment, Calamares 2.2 graphical installer, Octopi 0.8.1 graphical package manager, Qt 5.6 GUI toolkit, Budgie Desktop 10.2.5 desktop environment, numerous Linux kernels updates, a BlueZ bug fix, and improvements to the Menda GTK3 theme.
As usual, the software repositories of Manjaro Linux 15.12 (Capella) have been synchronized with upstream, which means that it includes all the latest software updates and security patches from the Arch Linux operating system as of March 30, 20:28:59 CEST, 2016.
“We are happy to announce our fourteenth update of Manjaro 15.12 (Capella),” reads the announcement. “It is always good to check for updated packages, even we don’t notify you about them. As usual, people using our testing branch will help us to get snaps over to our branch almost smoothly.”
Linux kernel 4.5 is now supported
As mentioned before, the new update pack bring many Linux kernels updates to the stable Manjaro Linux 15.12 (Capella) operating systems, including Linux 3.10.101 LTS, Linux 3.12.57 LTS, Linux 184.108.40.206, Linux 3.14.65 LTS, Linux 220.127.116.11, Linux 3.18.28 LTS, Linux 18.104.22.168, Linux 4.1.20 LTS, Linux 22.214.171.124, Linux 4.3.6, Linux 4.4.6 LTS, and Linux 4.5.
As usual, if you’re running Manjaro Linux 15.12, no matter the edition used, you are urged to apply the Manjaro Update 2016-03-31 (stable) pack as soon as possible. It’s already live and you can update to it by firing up your favorite graphical package manager and applying it from the list of updates.