Saturday, 15 February 2014

Manjaro XFCE Editon RC3 released

Manjaro XFCE Edition sees being launched the third release candidate.
In this release, Thus was fixed to properly encrypt in i686 and added keymap by default as requested.

Pamac 0.9.7 has followed features
  • Enable/disable AUR support
  • Change pamac-tray refresh period
  • Remove unrequired deps (recurse option: -Rs)
  • Edit settings via pamac-manager/updater GUI
  • Add a ‘view history’ entry in pamac-manager menu
  • Add AUR support to pamac-install script (if enabled in pamac.conf)
Main Changes
  • Fixed resizing in language slide
  • Fixed parted issues in advanced mode
  • Fixed GUID partition table creation in advanced
  • Fixed UEFI support
  • Fixed swap partition detection in advanced mode
  • Fixed swapoff in advanced mode
  • Fixed myhomepath in partition_module
  • Fixed verbose error messages
  • Fixed umount issue in auto_partition
  • Added home dir to automatic mode
  • Added a logging message when an unknown exception is thrown in installation_process
  • Added encfs for home-dir encryption: pam_encfs is needed
  • Luks and lvm in automatic mode is now enabled
  • Modified grub installation
  • Reordered slides: language > location > check > timezone > keymap > ask > (automatic, alongside, advanced) > user_info > slides
  • Mount source squashfs only when not already mounted
  • Use ‘sudo -E’ directly in thus script
  • Keyboard layout generator added
  • Advanced mode should detect now all supported filesystems properly
  • Proper btrfs support
  • An active swap partition can prevent the creation of new partitions
  • It is possible to use unformatted root – we have a warning
  • Add DiskLabelException
  • Now disks is a tuple (disk, result). We can create disk labels in unformated hardisks
  • Open Arch-Wiki when Grub-Installation failed
  • Show needed mount points to continue in advanced mode
  • Disable boot device selection in uefi systems
  • Users can now select the partitions to install grub in advanced installation
  • Removed backported chroot code from live-installer (old python2 code)
  • Code cleanup, optimatizion and restructure
  • Updated translations
Software Updates
  • Linux 3.10.30
  • Mesa 10.0.3
  • Gstreamer 1.2.0
  • LibreOffice 4.1.5
  • MHWD 0.3.3
  • Catalyst 13.12
  • Nvidia 331.38
  • Xorg Server 1.14.5
  • libdrm 2.4.53

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