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Welcome to the Manjaro Wiki!

What's New - The Latest Changes

System Maintenance 09-Mar-18
Semi-Auto-Mount external media 05-Mar-18
Locale 28-Feb-18
Make GRUB menu & boot-up/down fonts bigger 12-Feb-18
UFW & GUFW 05-Feb-18
Use pacman-mirrors to Set the Fastest Download Server 05-Feb-18

Contents page

  • This page contains a list of all Wiki guides and tutorials sorted alphabetically.
To see it click here.

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 Manjaro 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!
A how-to for making the GRUB menu as well as boot-up & shutdown process fonts bigger. Useful for high-resolution displays.
Shows easy how-to for OpenRC & links for SystemD.

Manjaro Settings Manager

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

Software Management

Change repositories, find the fastest mirrors, etc.
Instructions for using the Package Manager and more.
There's a range of user-friendly software managers available!
Learn about and use the AUR.


You need to know this - Kernels and Graphics Cards.
View, install, remove, or reinstall GPU drivers and much more.
Enable printing and add printers.
Got the power? No? Then optimise it!
SystemD and /etc/fstab options for device mounting.

Software Applications

A summary of some of the most popular.
How to cut out sections of video to keep or join with other media.
Install Bmpanel2 and configure it under Manjaro without problems.
Install and configure ClamAV in Manjaro without problems.
mplayer config file overkill.
Install Encfs encryption and encrypt your Dropbox under Manjaro.
A quick & dirty how-to for ripping many formats of movies.
How to mount and unmount disk images the Manjaro way.
Install Spotify Client in Manjaro without problems.
Use Virtualbox in Manjaro, and Manjaro in Virtualbox.
Virtualization with QEMU/KVM.
Use Manjaro in VMware.
Worker is an extremely customisable file manager, with a learning curve.

Network / Internet

Security, Customisation, and Configuration.
Articles not related to specific browsers.
For security & other reasons you may want to disable IPv6.
Solve the Windows using Local Time Problem .
Prevent DNS or nameservers from being overwritten in resolv.conf.
Solution for update dynamic IP for openDNS service.
Use a mouse and keyboard across multiple machines & operating systems.
Easily get internet working on a wired network without NetworkManager.
Static IP on wired ethernet interfaces for servers, ignoring wireless interfaces and DHCP leases. Uses netctl instead of NetworkManager.
How to setup Samba share in your network.
How to share files fast.
One of the many ways to mount shares.


How to shrink and add a partition & make Manjaro know where & what it is.
This one is SO easy, have a look, see if it suits you?
Correct time/date with NTP (Network Time Protocol) & set your Timezone (locale).
Manage Systemd's Journal & syslog-ng's /var/log/*log files.
A quick reference on an important topic.
Solutions & workarounds for various Windows versions.
MHWD-Kern, is a Terminal bash/python script; presents a menu; makes using all of the mhwd-kernel functions easier, & more understandable
Bash/python scripts using lsblk -f, pmount/pumount to un/mount external media in a very quick/easy fashion, (no sudo). Also, make /media default directory for mounted external media (if you choose).

DEs, DMs, & WMs

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Conky can display a lot of useful information on your desktop.
Install, configure, or even bypass MDM, GDM, SDDM, LXDM, and SLiM.
Install popular desktops and apply a range of desktop-specific configuration.
Ensure QT apps match GTK+ DE/WM theming. UPDATE 13-Mar-2018
Ensure Jave apps match GTK+ DE/WM theming.

BASH / Terminal

Shortcuts for your terminal.

Developer Tools

Set of tools used by Manjaro developers and advanced users.
Build your own Manjaro ISOs - 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!
Prevent Manjaro's GRUB from being overridden.
Solution for a problem that affects certain computers using JMicron chips.

Software Management

A relatively common problem explained and easily solved.
Explanation and solution for a mirrorlist problem.
Explanation and solution for this software authentication issue.
Explanation and solution for this rare issue.
Solutions to updating issue 'X exists in filesystem'


The solution for an issue that particularly affects some makes of laptops.
A quick test in the Terminal.
Enables Linux, Windows & OS/X systems to read/write data on external media e.g. USB Drive. Ownership/Permissions remain stable.
Fix for WD Green intellipark "feature" that parks the heads every 8 seconds.


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Hopefully one of these tips will fix your screen tearing problem.
No audio? HDMI instead of PCH? Vice-versa? Try this first.
Easily use ALSA sound without needing Pulseaudio installed on your system. Now Works with Skype, Firefox and others.
A fix for the "no locale support" error in dmenu.

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.