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What's New - The Latest Changes

Downgrading packages with Pacman & friends 27-Aug-15
Add a /swapfile 27-Aug-15
Autostart X at Login - OpenRC & SystemD 31-Jul-15
Buildiso with AUR packages: Using buildpkg 11-May-15
Buildiso with AUR packages: Using yaourt 5-May-15

Contents page

  • This page contains a list of all Wiki guides and tutorials sorted alphabetically.
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Getting Started


Various articles to answer all your questions!
New to Manjaro? Start here for an overview!

On-Line and Support

Our blog, forum, Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook accounts.
Additional direct support for Manjaro users.

Get Manjaro

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Where to find the latest and greatest 32 and 64 bit releases.
Check your Manjaro download for errors in Linux and Windows.


Burn Manjaro to CD/DVD or USB stick in Linux and Windows.
Installation and partitioning guides for beginners and experienced users.

Customisation and Configuration

Boot / Startup

How to enable virtualisation, run Manjaro on Windows 8 systems, and more!

DEs, DMs, & WMs

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Install, configure, or even bypass MDM, GDM, KDM, SDDM, LXDM, and SLiM
Install popular desktops and apply a range of desktop-specific configuration

Manjaro Settings Manager

Here you can set your Language, User Account, Kernel, Time and Date, and your Graphics Card Drivers.

Software Management

Access the AUR, change repositories, find the fastest mirrors, etc.
Instructions for using the Package Manager & other terminal based package managers.
There's a range of user-friendly software managers available!

Network / Internet

Security, Customisation, and Configuration.
Articles not related to specific browsers.
Solve the Windows using Local Time Problem .
Some users get their DNS or nameservers overwritten in resolv.conf on boot, using resolvconf.conf will prevent this.
Solution for update dynamic IP for openDNS service.
Use a mouse and keyboard across multiple machines & operating systems.
This is a simple way for NON-wireless network users to get their internet working. If you don't like NetworkManager or the like, this is for you.
For setting a static IP on wired ethernet interfaces for servers, ignoring wireless/wifi interfaces and DHCP leases. Uses netctl instead of NetworkManager.
How to setup Samba share in your network.

Software Applications

A summary of some of the most popular.
Install and configure ClamAV in Manjaro without problems.
Make flash work in Konqueror.
A quick & dirty how-to for ripping many formats of movies.
Install and configure Krusader in Manjaro without problems.
Installation and configuration of NeroLinux 4.
Install Quake Live Client in Manjaro without problems.
Install Spotify Client in Manjaro without problems.
Use Virtualbox in Manjaro, and Manjaro in Virtualbox.
Virtualization with QEMU/KVM
Worker is an extremely customisable file manager, which takes a little time to get to know...
Install Bmpanel2 and configure it under Manjaro without problems.
Install Encfs encryption and encrypt your Dropbox under Manjaro without problems.
Conky can display a lot of useful information on your desktop


Implemented in Manjaro 0.8.4, this fix will benefit users of earlier releases.
How to shrink a partition; add a partition & make Manjaro know where & what it is.
This one is SO easy, have a look, see if it suits you?
For correct system time/date, turn on NTP (Network Time Protocol) &/or set your Timezone (locale).
Activate click on tap, and vertical and horizontal scrolling on your touchpad.
An introduction to the management of both Systemd's Journal & syslog-ng's /var/log/*log files.
Remove the executable bit from all instances of gnome-pty-helper on your system.
A quick reference on an important topic.
A quick reference on an important topic.


You need to know this - Kernels and Graphics Cards.
Enable printing and add printers.
Got the power? No? Then optimise it!
x-systemd.automount & the x-systemd.device-timeout= options, bring VERY simple to use magic to our device mounting via /etc/fstab.

BASH / Terminal

Shortcuts for your terminal.

Developer Tools

Set of tools used by Manjaro developers and advanced users.
Now to build your own Manjaro ISOs with detailed instructions and examples.
How to include AUR packages into your own Manjaro ISO build.


Boot / Startup

Can't boot Manjaro? You may be able to repair rather than reinstall!
The solution for a problem that affects certain computers that use JMicron chips.


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'Hopefully one of these tips will fix your screen tearing problem


The solution for an issue that particularly affects some makes of laptops.
A quick test in the Terminal.
mplayer config file overkill.
Enables Linux, Windows & OS/X systems to read/write data on external media e.g. USB Drive. Ownership/Permissions remain stable.
Some WD Green drives have a "feature" called intellipark, that parks the heads every 8 seconds...
This wiki page can be a bit hard to find, so I've put a link to it down here. It gives details of using MHWD to view installed GPU drivers, as well as install, reinstall & remove such drivers plus much more.

Software Management

A relatively common problem explained and easily solved.
An explanation and solution for a problem encountered by some newcomers.
An explanation and solution for this software authentication issue.
An explanation and solution for this rare issue.
Solutions to deal with pamac issues on updating your system.
A solution to solve updating issues for installations of Manjaro 0.8.0.
A solution to a common Steam bug/problem.

Wiki Editing

How to create an account, and the dos and do-nots for Wiki contributors.
Guide on how to create a new wiki page.
(Most) Everything you need to know to create, edit & format a wiki page.
Full user guide on every aspect of Wiki authorship and maintenance.
A simple overview where the existing boxes aren't sufficient.