kibojoe no longer maintained?

@Holmes & @Beto
I just wanted to write to say thank for you kibojoe. It’s my favorite
edition of Manjaro. I was wondering if it will continue to be
maintained. I just noticed that the domain (kibojoe.org) expired
yesterday, and whenever I try to update my system I know get the follow
error:

:: Starting full system upgrade…
error: could not open file /var/lib/pacman/sync/kibojoe.db: Unrecognized
archive format
there is nothing to do

I really hope you continue to maintain kibojoe. It’s such a sweet, fast
spin.

Many thanks in advance!

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Try from terminal
sudo pacman -Syyu
pacli seems to have a bit of hang-over …

sudo pacman -Syyu
[sudo] password for user:
:: Synchronizing package databases…
core 149.5 KiB 1186K/s 00:00 [########################################] 100%
extra 1829.1 KiB 5.10M/s 00:00 [########################################] 100%
community 5.2 MiB 5.50M/s 00:01 [########################################] 100%
multilib 184.2 KiB 4.39M/s 00:00 [########################################] 100%
:: Starting full system upgrade…
error: could not open file /var/lib/pacman/sync/kibojoe.db: Unrecognized archive format
warning: mesa: local (19.0.1+really+18.3.5-1) is newer than extra (19.0.1-2)
error: failed to prepare transaction (invalid or corrupted database)

Update the mirrors first and then for the newer than extra add one more u to the update command:
sudo pacman-mirrors -f5 && sudo pacman -Syyuu

More info here

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I would edit your /etc/pacman.conf and comment the section with [kibojoe].

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I like Kibojoe very much, but last iso is just too old now, so I used Kibojoe scripts and installed Manjaro JWM from scratch with Manjaro Architect, it flies on old laptop (2 x 1 GHz and 3 GB of RAM). I would suggest anyone who wants JWM on Manjaro do the same. Good to see JWM is still being developed and version 2.4 is on the way.

Its a shame this edition finish, speed wise there no match for this, back in 2015 I designed a logo for JWM.

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