Another stable branch update with some usual package updates for you. We wish everyone happy holidays and enjoy with family and friends.
Notable Package Updates:
- Some Kernels got updated
Systemd is now at 252.4
- We updated our Breath theming and provided the new wallpaper North
Thunderbird got renewed to 102.6.1
- Small updates to some of the Gnome packages
Gtk3 and Gtk4 got updated
- Some lib32 packages got synced with their 64bit ones
Thunar got some fixes in 4.18.1
- Also Screenshooter and XFCE-Settings got updated
- Beside the usual upstream updates like Haskell, python and others we added our KDE-git packages as usual
- the fuzz with pacman-mirrors got now sorted.
- You may need to check in rare cases if the Branch is set properly in
Info about AUR packages
AUR (Arch User Repository) packages are neither supported by Arch nor Manjaro. Posts about them in Announcement topics are off-topic and will be flagged, moved or removed without warning.
Info about GNOME 43
GNOME 43 is here!
New in Manjaro GNOME:
We now have Gradience in the Manjaro community repo (also available as a Flatpak) for your theme customization pleasure. There are community presets (currently unavailable) available or you can create your own.
Our in-house Layouts Switcher application by @Chrysostomus has some new features as well as various improvements and fixes:
NEW Dynamic Wallpaper button: Create your own dynamic wallpaper
NEW Appearance button to open Gradience for theme customization
NEW The Firefox GNOME theme option automagically updates to the latest upstream version when toggling the radio button off and on again.
FIXED: Layout preview images now match
KNOWN ISSUE: Missing required packages will not be automatically installed via Pamac. Please check optional dependencies of
Scaling settings for Xorg in GNOME Control Center are back! [HowTo] Gnome Xorg Fractional (per monitor) Scaling
Lonely leftover orphan packages that have been removed from the Arch / Manjaro repositories:
(Not compatible with Nautilus 43)
(Not compatible with Nautilus 43 & EOL)
Get our latest daily developer images now from Github: Plasma, GNOME, XFCE. You can get the latest stable releases of Manjaro from CDN77.
Our current supported kernels
- linux419 4.19.269
- linux54 5.4.228
- linux510 5.10.161
- linux515 5.15.85
- linux60 6.0.15
- linux61 6.1.1
- linux515-rt 5.15.79_rt54
- linux60-rt 6.0.5_rt14
Package changes (Fri Dec 23 23:42:47 CET 2022)
- stable community x86_64: 1226 new and 1220 removed package(s)
- stable core x86_64: 24 new and 24 removed package(s)
- stable extra x86_64: 117 new and 182 removed package(s)
- stable kde-unstable x86_64: 139 new and 139 removed package(s)
- stable multilib x86_64: 18 new and 18 removed package(s)
A detailed list of all package changes can be found here
- No issue, everything went smoothly
- Yes there was an issue. I was able to resolve it myself.(Please post your solution)
- Yes i am currently experiencing an issue due to the update. (Please post about it)
Check if your mirror has already synced:
Known issues and solutions
This is a wiki post; please edit as necessary.
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Please RTFT (Read This Fine Thread) first before reporting the same issues over and over again!
pacman-mirrors was temporarily renamed to manjaro-mirrors (changed has been reverted)
This was done to avoid confusion with an AUR / WSL package with the same name and avoid possible breakage. It should be a seamless transition.
Rename project (#183) · Issues · Applications / pacman-mirrors · GitLab
dbus-x11 demoted to AUR
dbus-x11 was installed out of the box on some flavors of Manjaro as of a year ago, but is no longer needed. If you have it installed, please replace it with
dbus using the following:
sudo pacman -Syu dbus
XFCE becomes unusable if libxfce4ui-nocsd is still installed
So far XFCE Classic project hasn’t updated yet to 4.18 series. We pushed 4.17.0 version of the package, but don’t know if that helps in that situation. It is recommended to install the regular libxfce4ui package to avoid issues and comment on this issue: libxfce4ui 4.18.0 released · Issue #15 · Xfce-Classic/libxfce4ui-nocsd · GitHub
python-cairo 1.23.0-2 update requires manual intervention
python-cairo package prior to version 1.23.0-2 was missing the compiled python module. This has been fixed in 1.23.0-2, so the upgrade will need to overwrite the untracked pyc file that was created. If you receive this error
python-cairo: /usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/cairo/__pycache__/__init__.cpython-310.pyc exists in filesystem
when updating, use
pacman -Syu --overwrite /usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/cairo/__pycache__/\*
to perform the upgrade.
We recommend to install openssl-1.1
Due to the update to openssl 3.0 some things still look for the older LTS version 1.1. You may install
openssl-1.1 and maybe
lib32-openssl-1.1 packages. However report such issues to us.
- some SDDM themes might not work
dkms might not sign modules properly as header files may still depend on 1.1 version of openssl
Issues reported to Archlinux so far:
FS#76567 : [plasma-framework] 5.99.0 needs a rebuild against openssl 3.0
libx11 1.8.2 causes firefox to freeze
libx11 1.8.2 causes Firefox to freeze, mainly when highlighting text and copying things to the clipboard (e.g. password manager).
Workaround (UNTESTED - at your own risk!):
Install the AUR Package libx11-firefox-fix
Kernel 6.0: AMDGPU - Screen freezes when waking from hibernation or suspend
Screen doesn't turn on when waking from suspend: Failed to pin framebuffer with error -19 (#2213) · Issues · drm / amd · GitLab
Mesa 22.2.x renders Calamares black on Gnome Development ISOs
For some yet unknown reason Calamares is rendered black on Gnome when Mesa 22.2.x is used. Current workaround is to install 22.1.x series and relogin to the live-session.
Kernel 6.1-rc# might break backlight control on old/weird laptops, please test
signature from "Manjaro Build Server <build_at_manjaro_dot_org>" is unknown trust
Seems our signing key for our Build Server had the 2022-10-28 as expire date set when generated. This is now fixed for chroot builds and fresh as also current existing installs via manjaro-keyring 20221028-4 Simply update your system to get that package, which got pushed to all our branches.
NVIDIA 520.56.06 - 525.60.11 Color banding and animation issues
Current (not so good) Workaround:
- Open nvidia-settings
- Select the problematic monitor under the GPU Tab (e.g.
DP-0 - (LG ...))
- Under Controls, change Depth to 6 bpc and set dither mode to temporal (or play with the Dithering Controls)
NVIDIA already replied to the Bug-Report,
so there is a good chance that this issue will be fixed with the next NVIDIA driver release.
I am not seeing the update as being available. Add/remove software says I am up to date, as does
sudo pamac upgrade and
sudo pacman -Syu.
pacman-mirrors -G confirms I am on stable. I have rebooted and there is no change.
I can confirm that information.
Update: They are now received.
Thanks for fixing the
Just finished the update before this one, but the topic is closed, so reporting it here:
Update changed my default shell from bash to zsh. So again changing it back. Please remove dependencies of ZSH, make it really adjustable in the settings or something similar, make it adjustable during install. The move to ZSH was highly debatable, but giving no easy way of keeping the old trusted bash is… unnecessary.
and what was the issue you are talking about?
I was awake while the issue was ongoing and saw various versions of the mirror package become recommended by
pamac-manager and all this on the Friday before the holiday. So, I was reassured when, a day later, the stable patch notes mentioned the issue. Remember that Log4Shell and SolarWinds came out during the holidays.
Hi, all went well…as usual (silly me) I skipped an update…I really should have to stop doing that…
Anyway…firefox did’nt start up. I tried the console (as I usually do in these moments) and got nothing…
After a reboot, I fired up Top and nodiced mandb was running, possibly to set itself up for work.
After mandb was done, Firefox came alive…
Maybe a glitch? Maybe my impatience?
Strange: branche stable in pacman-mirrors.conf is commented out ( with one(!!) # ) at least since September 2019. So i keep it commented out?
I can’t remember probs with branches so i keep it commented out!
Quote from a backup ( November 2022 )
## Branch Pacman should use (stable, testing, unstable)
# Branch = stable
## Generation method
## 1) rank - rank mirrors depending on their access time
## 2) random - randomly generate the output mirrorlist
# Method = rank
Info ( after update 24.12.22 )
Generated on 2022-12-24 12:55:1671882920
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Kernel: 6.0.15-1-MANJARO arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0 Desktop: Xfce v: 4.18.0
Distro: Manjaro Linux base: Arch Linux
Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 81RS v: Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL serial: <superuser required>
Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: SDK0J40709 WIN serial: <superuser required> UEFI: LENOVO
v: BYCN39WW date: 05/28/2021
ID-1: BAT0 charge: 65.0 Wh (99.5%) condition: 65.3/62.0 Wh (105.3%) volts: 17.2 min: 15.4
model: LGC L19L4PD2 status: full
Info: quad core model: Intel Core i7-1065G7 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Ice Lake rev: 5 cache:
L1: 320 KiB L2: 2 MiB L3: 8 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 1431 high: 1500 min/max: 400/3900 cores: 1: 1500 2: 1500 3: 1348 4: 1500
5: 1300 6: 1300 7: 1500 8: 1500 bogomips: 23968
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
Device-1: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 vendor: Lenovo driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-11
Device-2: NVIDIA GP108M [GeForce MX250] vendor: Lenovo driver: nvidia v: 525.60.11 arch: Pascal
Device-3: Chicony Integrated Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 3-5:5
Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.6 driver: X: loaded: modesetting,nvidia unloaded: nouveau
dri: iris gpu: i915 resolution: 1: 1920x1080~60Hz 2: N/A
API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.3.1 renderer: Mesa Intel Iris Plus Graphics (ICL GT2)
direct render: Yes
Device-1: Intel Ice Lake-LP Smart Sound Audio vendor: Lenovo driver: sof-audio-pci-intel-icl
Sound API: ALSA v: k6.0.15-1-MANJARO running: yes
Sound Interface: sndio v: N/A running: no
Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.63 running: yes
Device-1: Intel Ice Lake-LP PCH CNVi WiFi driver: iwlwifi v: kernel bus-ID: 00:14.3
IF: wlp0s20f3 state: up mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek RTL8153 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter type: USB driver: r8152 bus-ID: 2-1.4:4
IF: enp0s13f0u1u4 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
IF-ID-1: pan1 state: down mac: <filter>
Device-1: Intel AX201 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 3-10:8
Report: rfkill ID: hci0 rfk-id: 2 state: up address: see --recommends
Local Storage: total: 1.86 TiB used: 411.51 GiB (21.7%)
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Micron model: MTFDHBA1T0TCK size: 953.87 GiB temp: 53.9 C
ID-2: /dev/sda type: USB vendor: Western Digital model: WD10EARX-00N0YB0 size: 931.51 GiB
ID-3: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: Kingston model: DataTraveler 2.0 size: 14.54 GiB
ID-1: / size: 57.85 GiB used: 43.9 GiB (75.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p8
ID-2: /boot/efi size: 259.5 MiB used: 114.2 MiB (44.0%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 16.67 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) dev: /dev/nvme0n1p9
System Temperatures: cpu: 47.0 C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Processes: 271 Uptime: 37m Memory: 15.19 GiB used: 3.03 GiB (19.9%) Init: systemd Compilers:
gcc: 12.2.0 clang: 14.0.6 Packages: 1966 Client: Unknown Client: wrapper-2.0 inxi: 3.3.24
… schöne Weihnachten und Danke für Manjaro !!!
Just a minor issue. During the update I was asked to choose a provider for clap-host and given the choice between qtractor and reaper. No idea what clap-host is or which I should have gone for, so I just took the default (qtractor) and hoped for the best.
I found a strange “solution” install kernel60 and now kernel515 PLUS kernel60 have sound. I don’t know why but it is working!
Why only four days since the previous Stable Update?
Can’t upgrade using
sudo pacman-mirrors -f5 && pamac update --no-aur
could not satisfy dependencies:
- removing lib32-libelf breaks dependency 'lib32-libelf' required by lib32-gstreamer
sudo pacman-mirrors --geoip && sudo pacman -Syu
Who cares @winnie it’s stable(r) for Plasma. So enjoy