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[b]Based off Arch, so you Arch fans may like it. I personally can't get anywhere with it from a LiveUSB ~ Lakota [/b]

Exactly one month after we released our first beta release of Manjaro Linux, here is our first point-release in our 0.8-series. In the past four weeks Philip, Guillaume and I worked hard to get this update shaped up good as it is now.
Most people criticized that Manjaro wasted to much RAM. We replaced LightDM with LXDM, special patched to have a better theme support. Of course we needed a nice Manjaro theme for LXDM. The only problem is

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That looks nice will give the live cd a shot

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[quote name='Haggis' timestamp='1348392005' post='595199011']
That looks nice will give the live cd a shot
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I hope you can get further then I did. I used unetbootin and it wouldn't load. The flash drive went into a repeating 10sec loop. I will try Yumi later.

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downloading now will let you know

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[quote name='Lakota Rising' timestamp='1348414228' post='595199439']
I hope you can get further then I did. I used unetbootin and it wouldn't load. The flash drive went into a repeating 10sec loop. I will try Yumi later.
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It's better to just dd a Linux iso. It's never failed me once.

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dd if=image.iso of=/dev/sdd bs=4M
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well i tried unetbootin and yeah 10 sec boot loop will try dd now

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nope no joy

used unetbootin and got 10 sec boot loop would not actually load

did the method above too as i have used that before it gets as fro as Grub Loading

Welcome int he CLI then just boots to fedora

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[quote name='Haggis' timestamp='1348423955' post='595199709']
nope no joy

used unetbootin and got 10 sec boot loop would not actually load

did the method above too as i have used that before it gets as fro as Grub Loading

Welcome int he CLI then just boots to fedora
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I'm thinking it has to be burned to a DVD. But since i don't have any, I can't try.

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I think i might have one in the house i will give it a try

i read on thier forums and they go on about burning it to usb and editing the grub.cfg etc

cant be bothered with all that

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Ok burned it to DVD and it works fine

looks really nice, nice and snappy, might be a shout if i get bored with fedora lol

gonna install it in VM and play with it

[img]http://i.imgur.com/cNPSS.jpg[/img]

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So, does it have access to a software repository? I'm using Ubuntu and wonder if Manjaro can compete with it...

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yup has AUR and and its own repo

check the about page :)

[url="http://blog.manjaro.org/about/"]http://blog.manjaro.org/about/[/url]

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[quote name='Haggis' timestamp='1348599453' post='595205117']
Ok burned it to DVD and it works fine

looks really nice, nice and snappy, might be a shout if i get bored with fedora lol

gonna install it in VM and play with it

[img]http://i.imgur.com/cNPSS.jpg[/img]


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Awesome. Glad it worked from DVD. But am also glad your still running Fedora. Great OS isn't?

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yeah very nice

might use Manjaro as my livecd for getting rid of malware and virii on other computers though

it ran amazingly fast for a live version

looks nice too

but yeah fedora has my love for now lol

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[quote name='Haggis' timestamp='1348646740' post='595206569']
yeah very nice

might use Manjaro as my livecd for getting rid of malware and virii on other computers though

it ran amazingly fast for a live version

looks nice too

but yeah fedora has my love for now lol
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If you want fast, you should try installing [url="http://razor-qt.org/"]Razor-QT[/url] on Fedora under Openbox. The other choices that it also installs doesn't work. At least not for me. Razor-QT for the most part is stable and I have had very few issues with it. The ones I encountered were random. A few appz wouldn't launch. Easy fix, uninstall the app and reinstall it under Razor-QT. The time, is a bugger though. Randomly after restarts, it will either jump a head or back by an hour or 2. I think it has been fixed in the latest release though.

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