manjaro 0.8.13 Release notes & Upgrade steps

Manjaro project proudly announced the general availability of manjaro 0.8.13, on June 14, 2015. Manjaro 0.8.13 ship with XFCE 4.12 tweaked and patched to have the best XFCE experience possible, Plasma 5.3.1, KDE Frameworks 5.10.0 and latest KDE Apps 15.04.1 and linux kernel 3.18.

What’s new in Manjaro 0.8.13

  • Fixed disk size calculation for LVM and luks
  • Fixed double “us” keyboard layout
  • Issue fixed with RAID0 and ext4
  • Added support for luks in fstab generation
  • Fixed ssd detection for MMC devices
  • Some cleanup of process.py
  • Simplify creating directories
  • Changed advanced partition requirements depending if we are using gummiboot or grub2
  • Adjusted ping url in misc
  • Smaller efi partition
  • More logging when unmounting
  • Simplify mounting/unmounting code and try to fix unmounting problems
  • Fix bootloader checking logic
  • Remove –verbose flag when installing grub-install
  • Round up swap size in automatic installation
  • Fixed bootloader crash
  • Added gtk 3.16 compatibility
  • Added new slides by David Linares
  • Adopted syslinux changes
  • Adopted initramfs/vmlinuz renaming
  • Tried to fix pacman configuration
  • Added option for x11 keyboard config
  • manjaro 0.8.13 release notes
  • manjaro Linux Download link

Note : 1) Don’t forget to take backup of your important/valuable data. If something goes wrong we will install freshly and restore the data.
2) Upgrade will take time based on your internet connection

1) Checking the current version of my Desktop

See my current desktop version in the below snapshot.
manjaro-0-8-13-upgrade-release-notes-1

2) How to Upgrade Manjaro to latest version

Use the below commands to upgrade your system from Manjaro 0.8.x to 0.8.13

# Update all the packages to latest version and OS #
[email protected]:~$ sudo pacman -Syu

3) Checking the upgraded version of my Desktop

See my upgraded desktop version in the below snapshot.
manjaro-0-8-13-upgrade-release-notes-2
Now, Everybody in Manjaro 0.8.13…Enjoyee…)

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