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<center><font size="4">'''Welcome to the Manjaro Wiki!'''</font size></center>
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<center>If you land on this page by trying to access http://manjaro.org please follow this [[Fix_manjaro_org_url|guide]].</center>
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{{Center|{{Contents|{{Languages}}}}}}
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<!--========================================================================================-->
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= What's New - The Five Latest Changes =
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<div style="width: 50%; padding: 20px; border: medium solid #4EA64E; border-radius: 30px 0 30px 0; background: honeydew;">
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[[File:New-Logo.png|left|96px]]
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{|
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| width="85%"|
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|-
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| [[MATE Desktop Environment]]
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| <span style="float:right; color:green">25-May-14</span>
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|-
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| [[Setup Static IP]]
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| <span style="float:right; color:green">19-May-14</span>
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|-
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| [[ExFAT file system|exFAT filesystem]]
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| <span style="float:right; color:green">4-May-14</span>
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|-
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| [[mhwd-kern.sh]]
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| <span style="float:right; color:green">22-Feb-14</span>
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|-
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| [[Squid]]
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| <span style="float:right; color:green">22-Mar-14</span>
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|-
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|}
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</div>
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= Getting Started =
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<!--Overview-->
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<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
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===Overview===
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{|
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[[File:Manjaro.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Manjaro|Manjaro Overview]]'''
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: ''Various articles to answer all your questions!''
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* [[Using Manjaro for Beginners|Using Manjaro]]
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: ''New to Manjaro? Start here for an overview! ''
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|}
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</div>
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<!--On Line-->
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<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
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===On-Line and Support===
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{|
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[[File:on-line2.jpg|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Manjaro On-line]]'''
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: ''Our blog, forum, Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook accounts.''
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* [[Manjaro IRC]]
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: ''Additional direct support for Manjaro users.''
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|}
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</div><div style="clear: both"></div> <!-- A sincere thanks Archwiki! :-) -->
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<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
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<!--Get Manjaro-->
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<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
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===Get Manjaro===
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{|
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[[File:Download_square.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* [[Download Manjaro]]
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: ''Where to find the latest and greatest 32 and 64 bit releases.''
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* [[Check a Downloaded ISO Image For Errors]]
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: ''Check your Manjaro download for errors in Linux and Windows.''
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|}
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</div>
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<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
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===Installation===
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{|
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[[File:Software.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* [[Burn an ISO File]]
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: ''Burn Manjaro to CD/DVD or USB stick in Linux and Windows.''
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* '''[[Installation Guides|Install Manjaro]]'''
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: ''Installation and partitioning guides for beginners and experienced users. ''
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|}
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</div>
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<div style="clear: both"></div>
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= Customisation and Configuration =
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<!--Boot / Startup-->
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<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
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===Boot / Startup===
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{|
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[[File:System.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[BIOS and UEFI]]'''
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: ''How to enable virtualisation, run Manjaro on Windows 8 systems, and more!''
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|}
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</div>
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<!--Desktop Environments-->
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<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
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===Display===
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{|
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[[File:Display.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Display Managers / Login Screens]]'''
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: ''Install, configure, or even bypass MDM, GDM, KDM, SDDM, LXDM, and SLiM''
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* '''[[Desktop Environments|Desktop Environments and Window Managers]]'''
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: ''Install and configure a range of popular desktops!''
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|}
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</div>
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<div style="clear: both"></div>
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<!--Hardware-->
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<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
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===Hardware===
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{|
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[[File:Hardware.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Manjaro_Hardware_Detection |Manjaro Hardware Detection (MHWD)]]'''
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: '''You need to know this''' - ''Kernels and Graphics Cards''.
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* '''[[Printers]]'''
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: ''Enable printing and add printers''.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Power Settings]]'''
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: ''Got the power? No? Then optimise it!''
 +
 
 +
* [[Fstab - Use SystemD automount]]
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: ''x-systemd.automount & the x-systemd.device-timeout= options, bring VERY simple to use magic to our device mounting via /etc/fstab''.
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|}
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</div>
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<!--Software Management-->
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<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
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===Software Management===
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{|
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[[File:Upgrade.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Repositories and Servers]]'''
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: ''Access the AUR, change repositories, find the fastest mirrors, etc''.
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* '''[[Pacman]]'''
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: ''Instructions for using the '''Pac'''kage '''Man'''ager & other terminal based package managers''.
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* '''[[Graphical Software Managers]]'''
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: ''There's a range of user-friendly software managers available''!
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|}
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</div>
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<div style="clear: both"></div>
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<!--Network / Internet-->
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<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
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===Network / Internet===
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{|
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[[File:Internet.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Internet Browsers]]'''
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: ''Security, Customisation, and Configuration.''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Firewalls and Security|Security & Anonymity]]'''
 +
: ''Articles not related to specific browsers.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Setting_up_Windows_NTP |NTP - Setting up Windows NTP]]
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: ''Solve the Windows using Local Time Problem .''
 +
 
 +
* [[Set DNS and-or Nameservers]]
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: ''Some users get their DNS or nameservers overwritten in resolv.conf on boot, using resolvconf.conf will prevent this.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Sync dynamic IP with openDNS service via ddclient]]
 +
: ''Solution for update dynamic IP for openDNS service.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Synergy - Mouse & k/board Sharing|Synergy - Mouse & Keyboard Sharing]]'''
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: ''Use a mouse and keyboard across multiple machines & operating systems.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Setup Internet DHCP]]'''
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: ''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.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Setup Static IP]]'''
 +
: ''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 check an .ISO MD5 checksum]]'''
 +
: ''Manjaro is currently using the superior SHA for checking the integrity of a downloaded .ISO, other .ISO's we may download use MD5.''
 +
 
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|}
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</div>
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<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
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<!--Software Applications-->
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<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
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===Software Applications===
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{|
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[[File:Gnome-do.png|left|96px]]
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|
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* '''[[Audio Players]]'''
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: ''A summary of some of the most popular.''
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* '''[[ClamAV|ClamAV, Installing]]'''
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: ''Install and configure ClamAV in Manjaro without problems. ''
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 +
* '''[[Enable_flash_player_in_Konqueror |Flash player in Konqueror]]'''
 +
: ''Make flash work in Konqueror. ''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Using_HandBrakeCLI| HandBrakeCLI Usage]]'''
 +
: ''A quick & dirty how-to for ripping many formats of movies. ''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Krusader|Krusader, Installing]]'''
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: ''Install and configure Krusader in Manjaro without problems. ''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Quake Live|Quake Live, Installing]]'''
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: ''Install Quake Live Client in Manjaro without problems. ''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Spotify|Spotify, Installing]]'''
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: ''Install Spotify Client in Manjaro without problems. ''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Virtualbox|VirtualBox, Installing and Using]]'''
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: ''Use Virtualbox in Manjaro, and Manjaro in Virtualbox. ''
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Worker - An Introduction]]'''
 +
: ''Worker is an extremely customisable file manager, which takes a little time to get to know... ''
 +
 
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* '''[[Bmpanel2|Bmpanel2, Installing and configuring]]'''
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: ''Install Bmpanel2 and configure it under Manjaro without problems. ''
 +
 
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* '''[[Encfs|Encfs, Installing and Using]]'''
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: ''Install Encfs encryption and encrypt your Dropbox under Manjaro without problems. ''
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|}
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</div>
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<div style="clear: both"></div>
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<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
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<!--System-->
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<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
 +
 
 +
===System===
 +
{|
 +
[[File:Control.png|left|96px]]
 +
|
 +
* [[Access_Partitions_Without_Entering_a_Password |Partition Access Without Entering a Password]]
 +
: ''Implemented in Manjaro 0.8.4, this fix will benefit users of earlier releases.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Add_a_new_storage_partition,_modify_system_to_suit_%26_add_a_/swapfile: |Storage Partition Creation, Modify System to Suit, & Add a /swapfile:]]'''
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: ''How to modify and set partitions.''
 +
 
 +
* [[System Time Setting]]
 +
: ''For correct system time/date, turn on NTP (Network Time Protocol) &/or set your Timezone (locale). ''
 +
 
 +
* [[Enable_Touchpad_Horizontal_and_Vertical_Scrolling |Touchpad Horizontal and Vertical Scrolling]]
 +
: ''Activate click on tap, and vertical and horizontal scrolling on your touchpad. ''
 +
 
 +
* [[Limit the size of .log files & the journal|Management of the Systemd Journal & of .log files]]
 +
: ''An introduction to the management of both Systemd's Journal & syslog-ng's /var/log/*log files.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Get rid of the gnome-pty-helper process]]
 +
: ''Remove the executable bit from all instances of gnome-pty-helper on your system.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Users & Groups]]
 +
: ''A quick reference on an important topic.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Using OpenRC, an alternative to systemd]]
 +
: ''A quick reference on an important topic.''
 +
 
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
 
 +
<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
 +
<!--Security-->
 +
<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
 +
 
 +
===BASH / Terminal ===
 +
{|
 +
[[File:terminal-iconv2.png|left|96px]]
 +
|
 +
* [[Aliases in .bashrc]]
 +
: ''Shortcuts for your terminal.''
 +
 
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div style="clear: both"></div>
 +
 
 +
= Troubleshooting =
 +
<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
 +
<!--Boot / Startup-->
 +
<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
 +
=== Boot / Startup ===
 +
{|
 +
[[File:System.png|left]]
 +
|
 +
* [[Restore the GRUB Bootloader|Restore the GRUB Bootloader]]
 +
:  ''Can't boot Manjaro? You may be able to repair rather than reinstall! ''
 +
 
 +
* [[Kernel Fails to Load (pata_acpi error)|Kernel Fails to Load / "Unable to Find Device" Error]]
 +
: ''The solution for a problem that affects certain computers that use JMicron chips. ''
 +
 
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
 
 +
<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
 +
<!--Desktop-->
 +
<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
 +
=== Desktop ===
 +
{|
 +
[[File:Display.png|left]]
 +
|
 +
* [[Remove screen tearing with dcompmgr - nVidia]]
 +
:  ''This how-to works for watching videos & Youtube, with the closed source driver at least. ''
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div style="clear: both"></div>
 +
 
 +
<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
 +
<!--Hardware-->
 +
<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
 +
 
 +
=== Hardware ===
 +
{|
 +
[[File:Hardware.png|left]]
 +
|
 +
* [[Reactivating the Backlight|Screen Brightness is too Dark or Dim]]
 +
: ''The solution for an issue that particularly affects some makes of laptops''.
 +
 
 +
* [[Did X.server recognise your monitor correctly?]]
 +
: ''A quick test in the Terminal''.
 +
 
 +
* [[Configure mplayer the right way]]
 +
: ''mplayer config file overkill''.
 +
 
 +
* [[ExFAT file system | exFAT filesystem]]
 +
: ''Enables Linux, Windows & OS/X systems to read/write data on external media e.g. USB Drive. Ownership/Permissions remain stable''.
 +
 
 +
 
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
 
 +
<!-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
 +
<!--Software Management-->
 +
<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
 +
 
 +
=== Software Management ===
 +
{|
 +
[[File:Upgrade.png|left]]
 +
|
 +
* [[pacman troubleshooting#"Unable to lock database" Error|Installation: "Unable to lock database" Error]]
 +
: ''A relatively common problem explained and easily solved. ''
 +
 
 +
* [[pacman_troubleshooting#"Configuration_file...not recognized" Error|Installation: "Configuration file...not recognized" Error]]
 +
:  ''An explanation and solution for a problem encountered by some newcomers. ''
 +
 
 +
* [[pacman troubleshooting#"Failed to commit transaction (invalid or corrupted package)" Error|Installation: "Invalid or corrupted package" Error]]
 +
: ''An explanation and solution for this software authentication issue. ''
 +
 
 +
* [[pacman troubleshooting#"GPGME_error:_No_data" Error|Installation: "GPGME_error:_No_data" Error]]
 +
: ''An explanation and solution for this rare issue. ''
 +
 
 +
* [[Pamac troubleshooting|Update: Issues with pamac during updates]]
 +
: ''Solutions to deal with pamac issues on updating your system.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Conflicting Files When Updating (Manjaro 0.8.0)]]
 +
: ''A solution to solve updating issues for installations of Manjaro 0.8.0. ''
 +
 
 +
* [[No Sound in Steam]]
 +
: ''A solution to a common Steam bug/problem. ''
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
<div style="clear: both"></div>
 +
 
 +
<!--========================================================================================-->
 +
 
 +
= Wiki Editing =
 +
<div style="float: left; width: 50%">
 +
{|
 +
[[File:spanner.png|left|96px]]
 +
|
 +
* [[Basic Submission Rules]]
 +
: ''How to create an account, and the dos and do-nots for Wiki contributors.''
 +
 
 +
* [[How to create a new Wiki Page]]
 +
: ''Guide on how to create a new wiki page.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Handy's Quick Reference for Wiki page Creation - Editing|A Handy Quick Reference for Wiki page Creation - Editing]]
 +
: ''(Most) Everything you need to know to create, edit & format a wiki page.''
 +
|}
 +
</div>
 +
 
 +
<div style="float: right; width: 50%">
 +
* [//meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide]
 +
: ''Full user guide on every aspect of Wiki authorship and maintenance.''
 +
 
 +
* [[Wiki tweak page|Create Notification Boxes]]
 +
: ''A simple overview where the existing boxes aren't sufficient.''
 +
</div>
 +
<div style="clear: both"></div>

Revision as of 16:28, 8 July 2014

Skin2.png
Welcome to the Manjaro Wiki!
If you land on this page by trying to access http://manjaro.org please follow this guide.



Other Languages: Template:Languages


What's New - The Five Latest Changes

New-Logo.png
MATE Desktop Environment 25-May-14
Setup Static IP 19-May-14
exFAT filesystem 4-May-14
mhwd-kern.sh 22-Feb-14
Squid 22-Mar-14

Getting Started

Overview

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

On-Line and Support

On-line2.jpg
Our blog, forum, Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook accounts.
Additional direct support for Manjaro users.


Get Manjaro

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

Installation

Software.png
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

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




Display

Display.png
Install, configure, or even bypass MDM, GDM, KDM, SDDM, LXDM, and SLiM
Install and configure a range of popular desktops!

Hardware

Hardware.png
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.

Software Management

Upgrade.png
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

Internet.png
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.
Manjaro is currently using the superior SHA for checking the integrity of a downloaded .ISO, other .ISO's we may download use MD5.

Software Applications

Gnome-do.png
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.
Install Quake Live Client in Manjaro without problems.
Install Spotify Client in Manjaro without problems.
Use Virtualbox in Manjaro, and Manjaro in Virtualbox.
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.

System

Control.png
Implemented in Manjaro 0.8.4, this fix will benefit users of earlier releases.
How to modify and set partitions.
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.

BASH / Terminal

Terminal-iconv2.png
Shortcuts for your terminal.

Troubleshooting

Boot / Startup

System.png
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.

Desktop

Display.png
This how-to works for watching videos & Youtube, with the closed source driver at least.

Hardware

Hardware.png
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.


Software Management

Upgrade.png
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

Spanner.png
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.