Manjaro 17.0.2 MATE & LXQt community editions released

Manjaro community developers has announced release of Manjaro 17.0.2 MATE & LXQt editions. The MATE edition of Manjaro provides a traditional looking, yet elegant and modern desktop experience. While Manjaro LXQt edition, features lightweight, yet fully functional LXQt desktop environment which is a good choice for netbooks and old computers.

Manjaro 17.0.2 MATE Desktop
Manjaro 17.0.2 MATE edition ships with MATE Desktop 1.18.x with full GTK3 support. It also includes updated version of Brisk Menu, a modern application menu developed by Solus project in collaboration with other mate communities. Another highlight in this release is adoption of slick greeter as default lightdm greeter. It will provide more compact, slick look for the lightdm greeter.

Netinstalelr on Manjaro LXQt 17.0.2
Manjaro 17.0.2 LXQt edition has a wider user base comparing to MATE edition (statement based on download/day from sourceforge website). This release makes use of Netinstall to provide users with the option to choose the required packages while installation.

For more information on these releases, see original release announcement and separate forum threads for MATE & LXQt editions.

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