[Testing Update] 2024-03-04 - Kernels, Mesa, HHD, OpengamepadUI, Gamescope-Sessions

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here we have another set of package updates! This is rather a small one …

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Notable Package Updates

  • Kernels
  • Mesa 24.0.2
  • Updates to game related packages like hhd, gamescope-sessions, opengamepad-ui

Additional Info

Info about AUR packages

:warning: AUR (Arch User Repository) packages are neither supported by Arch nor Manjaro. Posts about them in Announcements topics are off-topic and will be flagged, moved or removed without warning.

For help with AUR packages, please create a new topic in AUR and a helpful volunteer may be able to assist you.

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 4.19.307
  • linux54 5.4.270
  • linux510 5.10.211
  • linux515 5.15.150
  • linux61 6.1.80
  • linux66 6.6.19
  • linux67 6.7.7
  • linux68 6.8.0-rc6
  • linux61-rt 6.1.77_rt24
  • linux66-rt 6.6.20_rt25
  • linux67-rt 6.7_rt6

Package Changes (Sun Mar 3 21:05:03 CET 2024)

  • testing core x86_64: 25 new and 25 removed package(s)
  • testing extra x86_64: 535 new and 531 removed package(s)
  • testing multilib x86_64: 13 new and 13 removed package(s)

A list of package Changes can be found here

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  • Yes i am currently experiencing an issue due to the update. (Please post about it)
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gnome-keyring: ssh component is not included

ssh component is not included (#3) · Issues · Arch Linux / Packaging / Packages / gnome-keyring · GitLab


polkit update might remove your local modified config

With polkit 124-1 there were changes made to etc/pam.d/polkit-1. So check if you made local changes to the file. See also: ropid comments on Today's update moved polkit-1 to polkit-1.pacsave without providing a new config

bashrc-manjaro is now merged into bash

Yes, replace bashrc-manjaro with bash

pacman and pacman-contrib changes

pacman-contrib is now split out from pacman. If you have anything installed that depends on pacman-contrib, update with:

sudo pacman -Syu pacman-contrib


Making dbus-broker our default D-Bus daemon

2024-01-09 - Jan Alexander Steffens

We are making dbus-broker our default implementation of D-Bus, for improved performance, reliability and integration with systemd.

For the foreseeable future we will still support the use of dbus-daemon, the previous implementation. Pacman will ask you whether to install dbus-broker-units or dbus-daemon-units. We recommend picking the default.

For a more detailed rationale, please see our RFC 25.

Arch Linux - News: Making dbus-broker our default D-Bus daemon


Nvidia 545 drivers might have issues

:information_source: Due to various issues including non working backlights on some machines, the NVIDIA 545 series feature branch drivers have been downgraded to the 535 series production branch drivers.

If you are having no issues with the 545 series, there is nothing to do. If you are, you can downgrade to the 535 series with pamac update --enable-downgrade or sudo pacman -Syuu.

So far we know about these issues the Nvidia 545 driver series has:

If you experience similar or new issues please run sudo usr/bin/nvidia-bug-report.sh and post either in an already given post or create a new one, including your generated nvidia-bug-report.log.gz for Nvidia to fix the issue: Linux - NVIDIA Developer Forums

Changes in JDK / JRE 21 packages may require manual intervention

2023-11-02 - Frederik Schwan

We are introducing a change in JDK/JRE packages of our distro. This is triggered from the way a JRE is build in modern versions of Java (>9). We are introducing this change in Java 21.

To sum it up instead of having JDK and JRE packages coexist in the same system we will be making them conflict. The JDK variant package includes the runtime environment to execute Java applications so if one needs compilation and runtime of Java they need only the JDK package in the future. If, on the other hand, they need just runtime of Java then JRE (or jre-headless) will work.

This will (potentially) require a manual user action during upgrade:

  • If you have both JDK and JRE installed you can manually install the JDK with pacman -Sy jdk-openjdk && pacman -Su and this removes the JRE related packages.
  • If you have both JRE and JRE-headless you will need to choose one of them and install it manually since they would conflict each other now.
  • If you only have one of the JDK/JRE/JRE-headless pacman should resolve dependencies normally and no action is needed.

At the moment this is only valid for the upcoming JDK 21 release.

Arch Linux - News: Incoming changes in JDK / JRE 21 packages may require manual intervention

Previous testing threads:

can you check this point for version :
it concerns firmware amdgpu with mpv or firefox

Arch Linux haven’t updated there linux-firmware until now as well.
If so manjaro will update it’s own linux-firmware overlay package and push it to unstable first.

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Upstream hasn’t pushed a new tag yet. :wink:

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A post was split to a new topic: Crash during update

I had to downgrade libimagequant from 4.3.0-1 => 4.2.2-2 for calibre to work again.
The error massage was the following

ImportError: libimagequant.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

For reference, calibre starts up fine here with these current versions in testing, no errors on console.

libimagequant                              4.3.0-1                           extra     645,0 kB
calibre                                    7.6.0-1                           extra     123,0 MB

O.K. You’re right. libimagequant wasn’t the cause. It just was the last in the chain. When updating to libimagequant 4.3.0-1 again I got the following message

(2/2) Checking which packages need to be rebuilt
foreign python-pillow95

So, I installed the regular python-pillow-10.2.0-2 instead and all is working. Sorry to bother with something following something from from an AUR-package, I don’t even remember why it was installed.

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2 posts were split to a new topic: Error: no se pudo preparar la operación