Manjaro 18.1.5, the latest version of 2019 arrives with more changes than usual

manjaro 18.1.5

It seems like Manjaro GmbH & Co. KG He wanted to congratulate us on Christmas and what better way to do it than with a new version of his operating system. We can have the answer in the image they have used to present manjaro 18.1.5, one in which the Christmas colors predominate (red and green) and in which we can read «Happy 2020». In addition, among the gifts they bring us we have more changes than usual, or at least that is the feeling for having a somewhat more extensive list of news than in past releases.

Among the changes, which we can access from manjaro.org/news and by clicking on the image of Manjaro 18.1.5, it does not directly mention the kernel that this version uses, but only says that Linux 5.3 has reached its life cycle. It is clearer which version of the kernel is used in the image, where we clearly see that it is Linux 5.4. Below you have the list of new features that have been included in Manjaro 18.1.5.

manjaro 18.1.4
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Highlights of Manjaro 18.1.5

  • Linux 5.4.
  • Nvidia 340.108 update finished.
  • The Brave browser has been updated to the latest version.
  • The KDE-git packages have been updated. They have also focused more on them.
  • AMDVLK is now in 2019.Q4.5.
  • Qt5-Stack has been updated to the 5.14 series.
  • The network manager has been updated to version 1.22.2.
  • Old modules have been removed in Xorg-Stack.
  • php has been updated to version 7.4.1.
  • KDE Frameworks 5.65.0 is coming to the KDE release.
  • Mesa arrives with the first point update of the 19.3 series.
  • Virtualbox 6.1.0.
  • qemu 4.2.0.
  • Palemoon 28.8.0.
  • KDE Applications 19.12.0 in the KDE version.
  • NVIDIA 440.44.
  • Libre Office 6.3.4.
  • Usual fixes.

As many of you already know, Manjaro uses the update model known as rolling release, which means that the new images are only for new installations; Existing users will see all of these changes as updates from the same operating system. Those interested in installing Manjaro 18.1.5 can do so by downloading the new ISOs available at this link.


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