Manjaro 2022-06-12 introduces Linux 5.18 and new packages for all editions

manjaro 2022-06-12

It hasn't been long since the previous stable version and we already have another one here. Personally, considering that this was announced in the testing branch not long ago, I thought it would take another five days to arrive, but I was wrong. a few moments ago announced the launch of manjaro 2022-06-12, and among its novelties that attract the most attention we have the latest stable version of the Linux kernel.

The test was announced last Friday the 10th, so they have been able to "test" it a little. The stable version has arrived before they added the news in the Manjaro forum, where they announce the releases, but after installing them all and restarting, the Manjaro configuration assistant recommends an installation: Linux 5.18 is already available in the official repositories, so you can install and remove 5.17, but not before checking that everything works correctly. Still, it is advisable to keep at least one LTS version in reserve.

Highlights of Manjaro 2022-06-12

  • Kernels have been updated, the newest being Linux 5.18.3. It is also available in rt (low latency) version, and Linux 5.19-rc1 can be downloaded.
  • Systemd 251.
  • GNOME 42.2.
  • Table 22.1.0.
  • PulseAudio 16.0.
  • Pearl 5.26.0.
  • Pamac has received a point update.
  • LibreOffice has been upgraded to v7.3.4 in a "fresh" version. The "still" is still in LibreOffice 7.2.7.
  • kdegear 22.04.2, the June 2022 KDE suite of applications has arrived in the KDE edition.
  • PipeWire has been updated to version 0.3.52
  • More Python updatesHaskell.
  • Daily KDE-git updates.
  • It is likely that when they update the official forum post, they will add some changes to this list of what's new, and we will reflect the changes in this article.

manjaro 2022-06-12 it was announced this afternoon, and it can already be downloaded from Pamac or with the command “sudo pacman -Syu” without the quotes. The most up-to-date ISO that can be downloaded from its official website is Manjaro 21.2.6.

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