Manjaro 17.0.3 Gellivara released; GNOME, Plasma & Xfce flavors are available now

Mr Philip Muler, on behalf of Manjaro team and community has announced availability of Manjaro 17.0.3, final snapshot release in Manjaro 17.0.x Gellivara series. This release announcement includes officially supported KDE and Xfce flavors and also community supported GNOME flavors.

Manjaro 17.0.x is considered as a good release considering it's acceptance by the community. Manjaro 17.0.3 is 3rd and final snapshot release in this series. It is a collection of updates done in past two months. In addition to various package updates, main highlights of this release included improved hardware detection, and updated Calamares installer.

Courtesy : Original release announcement
Manjaro 17.0.3 being a snapshot release of a rolling distribution provides option for continues updates. It means, if you are running a previous version of Manjaro, you can update your system via regular means of system update. However, if you are running a pretty old version, you may have to do some addition configurations to avail complete 17.0.3 experience.

The main features of Manjaro 17.0.3 can be summarized 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)
For more information and download links, see release announcement published in Manjaro blog and Manjaro forums.

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