In February Manjaro He launched Kyria, and yesterday April 26, after two months of development, the company has made another stable release available to all users. We are talking about manjaro 20.0, codenamed Lysia, which comes with all the news that has been including the operating system in the last 8-9 weeks. As usual, they have taken advantage of the release to update the system kernel and all kinds of packages, including new versions of graphical environments.
Among the highlights, Manjaro says that "some" of its kernels have been updated, and warn that Linux 5.5 has already reached the end of its life cycle. As we read in the release note, the kernel they have included in Lysia is Linux 5.6, a great release that includes many outstanding new features, such as native support for WireGuard or a feature that will keep processors cooler. Below you have the list of the most outstanding novelties that lysia brings under the arm.
Highlights of Manjaro 20.0 Lysia
- Linux 5.6
- KDE Applications 20.04.
- Table 20.0.5.
- New Matcha theme in Xfce edition.
- Pamac 9.4.
- Support for ZFS installations.
- Some updates in the browser.
- GNOME 3.36.2 and Plasma 5.18, environments that join the Xfce 4.14 that the previous edition was already using.
- Wine 5.7.
- Firefox for developers includes another beta.
- Common updates in Python.
- More information on release note. Download, here!.
Manjaro uses the development model known as Rolling Release, which means that after a first installation, we will receive updates for life. Therefore, new ISOs are only for zero installations and everything mentioned above will appear as updates to existing users. The next version will already be a Manjaro 21 whose code name will start with M and should be released this summer, in June to be more specific.