Linux News Today: Manjaro Linux 16.05 Bspwm Community Edition Reaches Release Candidate State
Chrysostomus, maintainer of the Manjaro-Bspwm community flavor of the Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux operating system has announced the availability of the Release Candidate (RC) version of Manjaro Linux 16.05 Bspwm Community Edition.
Based on the stable repositories of Manjaro Linux, the RC build of Manjaro Linux 16.05 Bspwm Community Edition, which in time will become Manjaro Linux 16.06 Bspwm Community Edition, appears to a major release featuring the new Maia-based look and feel, as well as updated Bspwm syntax and scripts.
Just like Manjaro Linux 16.06 “Daniella” Release Candidate, the Bspwm edition is powered by the long-term supported Linux 4.4.9 kernel, offering users support for the latest hardware components and devices. The newest bspwm-manjaro window manager has been implemented as well.
The Live ISO images now ship with the Lightfirefox full-featured web browser, the dmenu-manjaro customized, recency-aware dmenu with xft- and mouse-support, as well as a standalone .dmenurc configure file, two new panels, lemonpanel and limepanel, and MyGtkMenu applications menu for the Openbox layout.
There is also tab completion of zsh, making the command-line environment easy for newcomers, and it looks like syntax highlighting was implemented in all included text editors for advanced users who love to edit code and scripts.
What’s inside Manjaro Linux 16.05 RC Bspwm Community Edition
The Release Candidate version of Manjaro Linux 16.05 Bspwm Community Edition comes with various popular and lightweight open-source tools, among which we can mention the SpaceFM file manager, ROXTerm terminal emulator, Gedit and nano text editors, MPV video player, the i3lock lockscreen, and Yaourt for AUR support.
Last but not least, users will be able to install the operating system using either of the Thus and CLI installers, as well as to use various handy command-line utilities like Pacli, Ranger, Bmenu, and Moc. Download the Manjaro Linux 16.05 RC Bspwm Community Edition Live ISO images for 64-bit and 32-bit platforms right now via our website, but try to keep in mind that these are pre-release versions.