[manjaro-general] Manjaro GNOME 17.0 released
Manjaro Linux: Bernhard Landauer
jonathon at manjaro.org
Sat Apr 1 13:18:59 CEST 2017
**GNOME** being a powerful, userfriendly, easy to use, customizable and fully accesible GTK3+ desktop environment, the Manjaro team has decided to offer the **GNOME edition** as a **third official flavour** with the 17.0 release.
The Manjaro Gnome edition stays close to vanilla GNOME while of course being customized and configured for out-of-the-box usability with all the proven features of a Manjaro edition like **Manjaro-Hardware-Detection**, **Manjaro-Settings-Manager**, **Pamac** package management and the new **Manjaro-Hello** welcome screen.
**Linux 4.9** being the default kernel, the whole variety of Manjaro kernels from the mature and rock-solid 3.10 series to the latest 4.10 release and two realtime kernel series is available for easy installation with the Settings Manager.
The Gnome edition comes with these extension pre-installed
* classic menu **Gnomenu**
* **TaskBar**, preview and icon of active applications
* native GNOME dock **DashtoDock**
* **User Themes** for easy customization and
* **Removable drive menu**
More extensions can easily be installed via https://extensions.gnome.org/ using Firefox or also with **chrome-gnome-shell** from the Manjaro repos for Chrome(ium) browsers.
For everyday usage out-of-the-box you will find pre-installed:
* **Firefox** browser
* **Evolution** PIM and e-mail client
* **Uget** download manager
* **Transmission** for torrent download
* **Imagewriter** ISO to USB
* **Lollypop** and **Totem** multimedia players
* Office Suite **Libreoffice Fresh**
* **Java** and **Flash**
* and more …
We hope you enjoy this release and let us know what you think of Gellivara.
kind regards, Stefano Capitani and the Manjaro Development Team
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* [Download Manjaro GNOME 17.0]
* [Torrent Download]
* [Talk about this release in our forum]
* [We are always happy for some support via a small donation]
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