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I went beyond Ubuntu. Any recommendations?

patarapolw profile image Pacharapol Withayasakpunt ・1 min read

I have just installed Manjaro Linux for a few days, and loved it.

  • Xfce is the default desktop environment
  • GRUB more beautiful by default
  • Proprietary drivers are no hassle
  • Even deciding the partitions, or swap, is no hassle. (But it chose ext4 rather than btrfs.)

The last time I tried several distros was some ten years ago, like OpenSuSE, Fedora, Sabayon, Elementary, but never Arch or Manjaro.

I also noticed several different things

  • pacman instead of apt / apt-get
  • AUR git repositories: I started with pamac, but later learnt about yay.
  • I found this guide.

Otherwise, I can install all I wanted.

https://www.polv.cc/post/2020/09/xubuntu-customization

Discussion (4)

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archlinuxlove

Manjaro is just awesome, cutting edge, and all the latest software.

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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt Author

Really?

Manjaro won't let me install pgadmin4-5.1. It is breaking the promise of always up-to-date?

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Snehit Sah

Manjaro holds back packages from the Arch Repos. To get up to date packages, Arch is the way to go. On Manjaro, packages land a few days later.

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archlinuxlove

have you tried the yay?

Forem Open with the Forem app