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Welcome to the official Manjaro Linux ISO-image page

Here you will find the latest release candidate releases for download as ISO images. This document contains the following sections:

  1. Manjaro 0.8.4
  2. Manjaro 0.8.4 Flavours
  3. Manjaro 0.8.4 changes since 0.8.3
  4. Manjaro 0.8.4 Known Issues
  5. Manjaro 0.8.4 Account Name and Passwords
  6. Create reliable install media
  7. Manjaro 0.8.4 Checksums
  8. Detailed Manjaro 0.8.4 changes since 0.8.3

1. Manjaro 0.8.4

More features, more refinements, and more user-friendliness characterises the release of Manjaro 0.8.4.

While the most immediately noticable difference will likely be the introduction of a new look developed especially for the Manjaro desktop environments, the most significant development will be found in the official introduction of <strong>Pamac</strong>, a user-friendly Pacman interface developed in-house by the Manjaro Team.

Replacing the Kalu, Pacman-GUI, and Package Browser applications, Pamac makes it faster and easier than ever before to update the system, search for, and install software...all of which can now be undertaken at the same time in only a single application! Furthermore, as well as possessing an intuitive, simple interface, Pamac will also automatically check for updates and new software packages without even having to click a button. It really could not be any easier!

In respect to the official flavours, a more detailed list of the most significant general changes made are as follows:

  • New-look desktop environments
  • Pamac replaces Kalu, Pacman-Gui and Package Browser
  • User-friendly LXDM configuration application - developed by the Manjaro Team - provided to easily customise the login screen and to even login automatically
  • Graphical boot screen introduced for installation media
  • Default kernel has been upgraded to 3.7 from 3.4 (with improved flash support)
  • Special PDF quick-guides have been provided for each official desktop environment
  • Additional multimedia support, applications, and access to the AUR have been pre-installed

The Net-Edition doesn't have printing capabilities, all multimedia codecs, or pulseaudio support pre-installed. These can be installed and enabled with the following commands if required:

  • sudo pacman -Sy manjaro-printer && sudo systemctl enable cups.service
  • sudo pacman -Sy manjaro-pulse
  • sudo pacman -Sy gstreamer0.10-plugins

2. Manjaro 0.8.4 Flavours

Both 32 and 64 bit versions of Manjaro are available in the following flavours (i.e. with the following desktop environments pre-installed):

The full range of available flavours for this release are:

  • Cinnamon 1.6
  • Openbox 3.50
  • XFCE 4.10

E17, KDE, LXDE and MATE can be installed from our Community Editions released when ready.

Razor-QT and other window-manager are also available for installation from the Official Manjaro repositories. A minimalist Net-Edition will be also available without a pre-installed display manager, desktop environment, or software applications.

3. Manjaro 0.8.4 changes since 0.8.3

A detailed list of changes is also listed in section 8.

3.1 Command Line Installer

  • Optional Testing Installer to provide advanced features (i.e. support for btrfs, nilfs, luks, lvn, gpt, efi, and software-raid)

3.2 Bootup

  • Gfxboot introduced for installation media
  • Plymouth - and its related bugs - removed

3.3 Desktop

  • Adwaita-Manjar-Dark theme is now default in XFCE Edition
  • Greenbird theme is default in Cinnamon Edition
  • Zukitwo-Colors and Greenbird mix is set as theme in Openbox Edition
  • Pamac will replace kalu, pacman-gui and pkgbrowser
  • Abiword and Gnumeric are default office applications for XFCE Edition
  • Libreoffice Writer and Calc are default office applications for Cinnamon Edition
  • Libreoffice-Installer is installed on our Openbox Edition
  • Midori is used as default browser in Openbox Edition
  • Firefox is used as default browser in Cinnamon Edition
  • Chromium is used as default browser in XFCE Edition
  • Evolution is used as default mail-application in XFCE and Cinnamon Edition

3.4 System / General

  • update base-packages (all package-lists got optimized)
  • updated efi-support: replace gummiboot with rEFInd
  • Xorg-Server 1.13.2
  • Kernel 3.7.9 (3.4.33,, 3.8.0 optional)
  • Bluetooth service removed
  • systemd-197 updated
  • catalyst-legacy removed
  • SystemD with readahead disabled

3.5 Notable Bug Fixes

  • Support for installation via USB sticks has been improved (via DD or ImageWriter)
  • Partitions can now be accessed without providing a password
  • Hibernation function has been enabled

4. Manjaro 0.8.4 Known Issues

  • Tell us, then we know more ;)

5. Manjaro 0.8.4 Account Name and Passwords

For use in Live-CD mode and to log in to the NET-Edition to install:

5.1 Account Name

  • manjaro

5.2 Account Password

  • manjaro

5.3 Root Password

  • manjaro

6. Create reliable install media

A good start is to read our Blog. To create reliable installation media, use K3B or Nero. Manjaro ISO's do not support unetbootin, and CD/DVD's need a burn speed no higher then 4x.

7. Manjaro 0.8.4 Checksums

For use to determine the integrity of downloaded ISO files. Further information can be found on our wiki


  • 96de3fdf970c50debb08dcd7b6ba16319f186879 manjaro-cinnamon-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • aaf977d5e416d300a1e513dc68ffcd601330153a manjaro-net-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • 93a2f6aa8a18cd8c3136117fdf8cf29aaf229876 manjaro-xfce-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • 7c2c0ad23eb65119f1afde21b8ff8e167c16da91 manjaro-openbox-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • 7c19e4522ba9b1c7888fc61689698b414fdceb1f manjaro-cinnamon-0.8.4-x86_64.iso
  • fcb8ffb4d7846881ef792031abe76cbb60e4ca12 manjaro-net-0.8.4-x86_64.iso
  • fcf1d19d580c7a7ce4087ca1b7357b2bde6b5da6 manjaro-xfce-0.8.4-x86_64.iso
  • e63bddb0610da21ceb14b9d300844bd4c00ff269 manjaro-openbox-0.8.4-x86_64.iso

7.2 SHA256-SUMS

  • 966f66fd134e24fede94a85f6fce706c2f5b1f36602691efdccf000bb4cb8788 manjaro-cinnamon-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • fc96512bfca21e0541cc017e489e621dc88d1753743021469fc7a1f1f183db0b manjaro-net-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • 58ac97b750e7784b7431710b5f4325138325b8d26951095f260f5c03d2b5cccd manjaro-xfce-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • 1addd74804af9dd7295fd4eab12c35f93ad4121c1683e1c9896a8122ca7498fb manjaro-openbox-0.8.4-i686.iso
  • efaf8e8079aa335804ce722fe4210a22d43008c39565bc2f80a7473c775b18f6 manjaro-cinnamon-0.8.4-x86_64.iso
  • ecb2043a5c2f6b2f062fcd050a9f3281496373ceb174ce9c449231931dde2bf8 manjaro-net-0.8.4-x86_64.iso
  • e91566df2923b88279b5b224ca7548f9860ee729d45b813efa461a40b67396e1 manjaro-xfce-0.8.4-x86_64.iso
  • 2007df64009ac7ce1d527adf035a9a0781ed27d5b1e59ecc71266f38c773e7bf manjaro-openbox-0.8.4-x86_64.iso

8. Detailed Manjaro 0.8.4 changes since 0.8.3

8.1 Changes in 0.8-r13-0224 (0.8.4)

  • Update Beginners User Guide and add Quick-Guides for each edition
  • miso: Simplify hook and fix some quirks with systemd
  • Openbox: Fix installation mounting quirk by using udiskie instead of thunar daemon in live-cd mode
  • Openbox: Added gnome-screenshot to packages and changed default background
  • Openbox: Added print screen function; amended nitrogen config to point to xfce folder;
  • Openbox: Removed menu transparency from compton config
  • KDE: Update profile
  • Openbox: Slight amendment to compton config
  • LXDE: Add Mirrunawesi as ob-theme, adjust pkgs
  • Openbox: Added subtle transparency effects to desktop
  • MATE: Fixed everything and added new default configs

8.2 Changes in 0.8-r13-0216 (xfce-0.8.4-rc2)

  • XFCE: Look and feel updated
  • XFCE: Readd pulse, adjust pkgs
  • Setup: Adopt to gfxboot

8.3 Changes in 0.8-r13-0209 (ob-0.8.4-rc1)

  • Default Kernel has been upgraded from 3.4 to 3.7
  • Pamac has replaced Package Browser and Pacman-GUI for updating and software management
  • Full multimedia support is now provided out of the box
  • Full access to the Arch User Repository is now provided out of the box (via yaourt)
  • Full Power Management has been added (xfce4-Power-Manager)
  • Suspend and Hibernate options have been enabled (after installation)
  • New software and applications have been pre-installed (e.g. VLC media player and Open-SSH)
  • Thunar File Manager has been enhanced to support thumbnailing, digital cameras, and file searching (catfish)
  • The environment itself has been dramatically improved with new Manjaro-exclusive backgrounds
  • New themes, a sleeker Tint2 Panel, and an enhanced new-look menu with even more customisation options!

8.4 Changes in 0.8-r13-0206 (xfce-0.8.4-rc1)

  • Profile: Add support for E17 edition
  • Profile: Add support for Openbox edition
  • Openbox: Adjust packages and design
  • options.conf: Adjust daily version for 2013
  • options.conf: Update kernel to linux37-series
  • pacman-i686.conf: Hardcode architecture and change cache to pkg-x32 for x86_64 hosts
  • functions: Add resume hook to mkinitcpio.conf
  • Openbox: Replace pacman-gui with pamac
  • Scripts: Update locale-gen
  • pacman.conf: Change default server to dacentec.com
Source: manjaro-0.8.4-readme.markdown, updated 2013-02-25

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