Manjaro 15.09 Released, Provides Calamares Install Option

Written by Michael Larabel in Arch Linux on 27 September 2015 at 12:19 PM EDT. 10 Comments
Manjaro 15.09 was released this morning with its Xfce, KDE, and net installer spins. Manjaro 15.09 is their first major update since June and is codenamed Bellatrix for this Arch-based distribution.

With this release the Manjaro team has decided to begin their versions based on date tags rather than their former versioning scheme. This Manjaro release also adds the Calamares installer framework as an alternate installer. Philip Müller of Manjaro now believes this cross-distribution installer framework initiative is stable for production purposes, "It is now stable enough to be used on productive systems. You can still use Thus. Also our terminal installer got some small improvements."

The Xfce spin of Manjaro 15.09 is using Xfce 4.12 while the KDE version has Plasma 5.4.1, KDE Frameworks 5.14, and KDE Applications 15.08.1. The Linux 4.1 LTS kernel is used by default.

Those wishing to learn more about Manjaro 15.09 can read the release announcement.
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