Manjaro 17.0.2 community editions released; Includes budgie, i3, Cinnamon LXDE flavors

Mr Bernhard Landeaur of Manjaro team has announced release of various Manjaro 17.0.2 community editions. So far, Manjaro community developers has prepared updated installation images for i3, budgie, Cinnamon and LXDE flavors and it is expected that mate, deepin and LXQt images will be available soon.

Since Manjaro is a rolling distribution based on Arch, version number does not make much relevance for Manjaro. However, each release includes updated packages till the date of preparing the image and it will help new users to reduce the bandwidth requirement for updating their system. Manjaro 17.0.2 is a minor update for previous major snapshot released, ie, Manjaro 17.0 with code name Gellivara.

Some of the major updates in Manjaro installation image since release of Manjaro 17.0 can be listed as:
  • Latest LTS kernel from linux49 series
  • Latest Xorg-Stack from v1.19 series
  • Latest Plasma5, Apps and Framework and QT
  • Updates to our graphical package managers
  • Enhancements and Improvements to our Manjaro Tools & Profiles
  • MHWD adopted a more efficient way to handle libglx binaries
  • Updated and new designed themes and styles
  • Updates on Calamares (see changelog)
You can read Manjaro 17.0.2 community edition release announcement in project website.

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