[HLUG] Using Manjaro Linux in anger

Ann catether at talktalk.net
Tue Mar 10 20:07:45 UTC 2015

I so agree, just love Manjaro and I too use xfce. I have not tried the 
3.19 testing but will wait for the official update.

On 10/03/15 16:38, Julian Robbins wrote:
> Hi
> Although I'm quite comfortable with Linux Mint,  I just feel it's a little
> slow and sadly will not keep up to date with newer packages of many apps
> apart from two yearly lts releases. I know I can add newer packages with
> ppas but it's a bit unwieldy when you have lots of them.
> Manjaro (Arch) has packages that are do up to date.  But the only issue I
> have still to rectify is where I have closed source Deb packages that don't
> exist for Arch or Manjaro...
> There is a script that converts Deb packages intelligently to arch ones
> which I'm about to try with my No Machine Deb package I need for work..
> Will be interesting to see how it goes.
> But Manjaro is so fast compared to Mint,  albeit running with XFCE but I'm
> happy with that. Manjaro with its newer 3.19 did a fix an issue I had with
> unreliable mounting of the photos on my android LG g2 phone via USB,  which
> never worked very well with mint or other distro s.
> I will let you know how I get on.
> If you've never tried Manjaro or Arch do so it's well worth it
> Julian

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