[Stable Update] 2020-12-30 - Kernels, KDE, Cinnamon, LibreOffice, Python 3.9, Mesa 20.3.1

Thanx for the info.

after update, starting protonvpn I get this:

sudo protonvpn c --cc ch
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/bin/protonvpn”, line 5, in
from protonvpn_cli.cli import main
ModuleNotFoundError: No module named ‘protonvpn_cli’

what should I do?

My Nvidia card is 920M. Why in Manjaro offer at most 390x series. For example iin Ubuntu I can install even 455x series?

Wait a week; it won’t do any harm.

For serious work, use something more stable/reliable than Manjaro (e.g. Ubuntu LTS).
Arch is at the most bleeding leading edge.
Manjaro is almost Arch, but aims to keep you from bleeding.
Occasionally (like now) the edge is still a bit too sharp.

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The update went well but on KDE Plasma the icons in the taskbar got smaller, does someone know a fix?

Changing permissions to 755 on /root/ doesn’t sound like a good idea…

Extensive experience shows that Ubuntu updates can generate more breakage than Manjaro (many reasons, one being the management of rc packages).
If one wants a stable up to date install, the good combo is Debian + backports for specific packages + Flatpak if need is.


I just upgraded to linux510 (sudo mhwd-kernel -i linux510 rmc) but did not see a new Nvidia package for this kernel. Is Nvidia driver 390.138 supported for this kernel?

If not for which kernels does the following change log entry apply?

Nvidia legacy driver got updated to 390.138

Read the OP. :wink:

I bow to your greater experience. :wink:

I used Ubuntu LTS for 6 years. It was reliable for 3 years at a stretch. By then it was so old I wanted to upgrade, but it couldn’t be upgraded in place and I had to completely re-install. This was a pain, as I do a huge amount of customization just to be comfortable, and it took a few weeks to remember all the tweaks and do them again. At the end of the 2nd 3 year stretch, I switched to Manjaro. (Now that I’ve retired from most of my serious work, I have a little more patience for tricky upgrades…)

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Hey community,

Thx for the feedback so far. Here some answers!

Thx for reminding me. I’ve pushed the update.

You can delete that file. Double check if you have /var/lib/mhwd/local/pci/video-nvidia/MHWDCONFIG.

If you look at the package changes Pamac is at version 10.0.3-4. So check if your Mirrors have synced yet.

Please open a new thread in our hardware section (Laptop) so we can help. Doing it here it will be lost …

You can ignore those warning: proc: Bad value for 'hidepid' · Issue #16896 · systemd/systemd · GitHub

@The_Quantum_Alpha thx for your tutorial on AMD graphics. I’ll add it to second post: [Stable Update] 2020-12-30 - Kernels, KDE, Cinnamon, LibreOffice, Python 3.9, Mesa 20.3.1

@D.Dave Thx for the info on .slice. Will add it to the second post: [Stable Update] 2020-12-30 - Kernels, KDE, Cinnamon, LibreOffice, Python 3.9, Mesa 20.3.1

Which Nvidia drivers did you had before the update. Maybe check in /var/log/pacman.log.

Did you check if linux510-nvidia was installed? Please run: sudo mhwd -a pci nonfree 0300

We dropped Python 3.8 support from Manjaro with this update. Open a new thread in our Software Section to help you out. However there is a python38 package in the AUR.

Try to boot another kernel like linux54 and post a new thread about your problem in our Kernel Section.

The issue with Bluetooth and Kernel 5.10 should be fixed in our testing branch. Please switch and confirm.

Please open a new thread in our Hardware Section (Laptop) to help you out with your Hybrid card setup.

You can still install the 455xx driver if your card supports it. Simply uninstall nvidia-390xx drivers and manually install nvidia thru mhwd:

sudo mhwd -r -i pci video-nvidia-390xx
sudo mhwd -i pci video-nvidia

Also provide us your hardware id of your graphics card, so we may add it to the 455xx driver: hwinfo --gfx


Updated yesterday with new kernel 5.10.2. I see no notable glitches.

But in logs constantly, basically every minute, appearing errors like

Dec 31 08:43:11 home-laptop bumblebeed[43241]: Module 'nvidia' is not found.
Dec 31 08:44:12 home-laptop bumblebeed[43358]: Module 'nvidia' is not found.
Dec 31 08:45:12 home-laptop bumblebeed[43474]: Module 'nvidia' is not found.
Dec 31 08:46:12 home-laptop bumblebeed[43585]: Module 'nvidia' is not found.
Dec 31 08:47:12 home-laptop bumblebeed[43700]: Module 'nvidia' is not found.
Dec 31 08:48:13 home-laptop bumblebeed[43815]: Module 'nvidia' is not found.
System:    Kernel: 5.10.2-2-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.0 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.20.4 tk: Qt 5.15.2 
           wm: kwin_x11 dm: SDDM Distro: Manjaro Linux 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Timi product: TM1703 v: XMAKB3M0P100B serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Timi model: TM1703 v: XMAKB3M0P100B serial: <filter> UEFI: Insyde v: XMAKB3M0P100B date: 03/22/2018 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 16.2 Wh condition: 17.7/40.3 Wh (44%) volts: 8.3/7.7 model: CPT-COS R13B02W type: Li-poly 
           serial: <filter> status: Discharging 
CPU:       Info: Quad Core model: Intel Core i5-8250U bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake note: check rev: A L2 cache: 6 MiB 
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 28808 
           Speed: 705 MHz min/max: 400/3400 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 705 2: 707 3: 744 4: 707 5: 707 6: 742 7: 702 8: 703 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 620 vendor: Xiaomi driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:5917 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GP108M [GeForce MX150] driver: N/A bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10de:1d12 
           Device-3: Cheng Uei Precision Industry (Foxlink) XiaoMi USB 2.0 Webcam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus ID: 1-5:2 
           chip ID: 05c8:03a2 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.10 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: intel s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 620 (KBL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.1 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio vendor: Xiaomi driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 
           chip ID: 8086:9d71 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.10.2-2-MANJARO 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Wireless 8265 / 8275 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: 4040 bus ID: 02:00.0 chip ID: 8086:24fd 
           IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
           IF-ID-1: docker0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 46.59 GiB (19.5%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: SK Hynix model: HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A size: 238.47 GiB speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 
           serial: <filter> rev: 80000E00 temp: 29.9 C 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 58.81 GiB used: 19.1 GiB (32.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 
           ID-2: /boot/efi size: 548.9 MiB used: 264 KiB (0.0%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 
           ID-3: /home size: 165.48 GiB used: 27.49 GiB (16.6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4 
Swap:      ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 8.79 GiB used: 2.1 MiB (0.0%) priority: -2 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 33.0 C mobo: 30.0 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:      Processes: 229 Uptime: 12h 31m wakeups: 17 Memory: 7.68 GiB used: 2.95 GiB (38.3%) Init: systemd v: 247 Compilers: 
           gcc: 10.2.0 Packages: pacman: 1321 Shell: Bash v: 5.1.0 running in: termite inxi: 3.2.01 ```

Same here, and can’t install Catfish without removing Zeitgeist now, which is a requirement for
Pantheon Music.

Everything is fine but i got lots of warning about Manjaro/kernel/sound/soc files

Managed to fix the warning message. Edited the grub config file /etc/default/grub and added rw to the following line so it now looks like this:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=“quiet rw udev.log_priority=3”

Then ran the following line in the terminal:

sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

This fixed the warning message.

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Hmm, I’m getting the following error:

Failed to prepare transaction

could not satisfy dependencies:

  • removing mhwd-db breaks dependency ‘mhwd-db’ required by mhwd,
  • if possible, remove mhwd and retry

Edit: nevermind, worked ok after reboot.

Had literally the same problem. Try this here, it worked for me:

I guess it just became incompatible with the new grub version. :man_shrugging: I used it for years without problems, but in the end I don’t care how the GRUB screen looks like as long as it boots my favourite OS(es) :slight_smile: .

Installation went fine, on a reboot got a message to say install the latest kernel, so I installed 5.10.2-2 from the System Settings - Kernel dialogue. That all seemed to go fine, and so I rebooted, selected the advanced Grub options and selected the 5.10 kernel that I had just installed. However, the system hangs immediately thereafter. Anyone have any suggestions? Have I missed anything out or should I have done something differently?