Manjaro 18.1 Released With Choice Of Office Suite
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 12 September 2019 at 06:47 AM EDT. 16 Comments
OPERATING SYSTEMS --
Manjaro 18.1 "Juhraya" is now available as the newest six-month feature release to this Arch Linux based operating system.

Manjaro 18.1 pulls in the latest Arch packages and has various other improvements on its own. One of the most user-facing changes with Manjaro 18.1 comes at installation time where the user now has their choice of office suite: users can continue selecting LibreOffice as what's been the default, go for the free but proprietary FreeOffice, or have no office suite installed. Manjaro's decision to offer the proprietary Freeoffice in its distribution is what caused controversy recently but the developers prefer content with that decision with FreeOffice dealing better with some document formats and features than LibreOffice.

Manjaro 18.1 also offers Flatpak and Snap packages support out-of-the=box and provides the Bauh graphical package management tool for dealing with these sandboxed apps. Xfce 4.14, KDE Plasma 5.16, and GNOME 3.32 are the desktop versions available for Manjaro 18.1.

More details on Manjaro 18.1 for this increasingly popular Linux distribution can be found at Manjaro.org.
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

Related Operating Systems News
Popular News This Week