Home > Linux > Manjaro Linux 17.1.0 review – Manjaro Linux Download with Various Updates And Security Fixes

Manjaro Linux 17.1.0 review – Manjaro Linux Download with Various Updates And Security Fixes

Manjaro 17.0.2 system requirements

Download Manjaro mate, Manjaro xfce vs kde manjaro gnome & read Manjaro linux review. 

After the September release of Manjaro Linux 17.0.3 , the developers of Manjaro have released the new updated Manjaro Linux 17.1.0 . They released on the last day of 2017. So in 2018, you can start with new release by Manjaro.

The new Manjaro desktop oriented operating system was released by the Manjaro with a New year wish to all. The project leader i.e. Philip Muller has tried again with Xorg server v1.19.6.The other packages i.e. Firefox,Wine & GIMP. Some other updates are Manjaro Mesa-Stack, the dri/drm also changed.

The kernel support has been given as per the user’s convenience. The list of supported kernels are

  1. linux316 3.16.51
  2. linux318 3.18.90 [EOL]
  3. linux41 4.1.48
  4. linux44 4.4.108
  5. linux49 4.9.73
  6. linux412 4.12.14 [EOL]
  7. linux413 4.13.16 [EOL]
  8. linux414 4.14.10
  9. linux415 4.15-rc5
  10. linux-RT-LTS 4.9.68_rt60
  11. linux-RT 4.11.12_rt16

Different versions of Manjaro 17.1.0

  • XFCE (it’s Manjaro’s flagship edition and it gets all the attention it deserves)

  • KDE


  • Manjaro-Architect ISO

Manjaro32 for 32-bit support

After Arch Linux has left the 32 bit support , Manjaro also followed their footsteps.  Besides Arch Linux 32 is still there as a community project & is also followed by Manjaro 32.

If you want more info on Manjaro, visit their official website. Write your comments , if you wanna add something here. Thank You.

Hello, Linux users!!!. Today we are going to review a fast growing linux distribution i.e. Manjaro Linux 17.0.2. This is the latest version of this distro by Manjaro Inc. If you are going to use this distros latest version then you can read our review & the features that are provided by them in the latest version.

Manjaro Linux 17.0.2 Download

The Manjaro developers have released a new version of this distro i.e. Manjaro Linux 17.0.2. This is one of the fastest growing linux distro. The release has include many package updates & security fixes.


The new version of Manjaro linux is based on Kernel 4.9. This version is featured with Plasma 5, Xorg v1.19, and Mesa Stack 17.1.3. You can download the Xfce , KDE & Gnome editions from the official website of Manjaro linux.

Features of Manjaro Linux 17.0.2

Manjaro Linux is a fast user friendly desktop oriented linux based OS. The main features of Manjaro linux are

  • An intuitive installer
  • Automatic hardware detection
  • Stable rolling publishing mode
  • Support for installing multiple kernels
  • Special Bash scripts for managing graphics cards
  • High degree of desktop configuration ability

Manjaro Linux 17.0.2 System requirements

  1. 1 GB of memory.
  2. 30 GB hard disk.
  3. 1 Ghz processor.
  4. HD graphic card & Monitor
  5. Broadband Internet connection.
Manjaro 17.0.2 system requirements
Manjaro 17.0.2 system requirements

Manjaro Linux provides Xfce Desktop in the core & a minimalist version of Net for advance users. You can also get the GNOME 3 or Cinnamon & KDE version of the community. Users can get help through Manjaro’s community forums

Philip Muller, who is the lead developer of Manjaro Linux (Arch Linux for Humans) has announced that they have made an addition to another version i.e. Manjaro Gellivara v17 series. They have also bring the fixes to the various security issues that were not present in the previous release in March.

Updates & security fixes in Manjaro 17.0.2

The latest release includes improved version of Calameres installer & better hardware detection. The other updates version are Kernel 4.9, MHWD v0.6.0, Firefox, Thunderbird, redesigned themes, Xorg v1.19, Manjaro Tools & Profiles, Mesa Stack 17.1.3.

Weaker password in Gellivara v17.0.2

There was an issue for weaker password hashes which is now fixed by the team in Gellivara v17.0.2. This was a big problem in the original release of Gellivara version which took three months to complete.

Manjaro’s flagship Xfce edition now comes with Xfce 4.12 desktop environment, it was one of the most focused part in the new version. KDE edition featuring Plasma 5.10 along with KDE Apps 17.04 (updated version).

Features that are partially updated in Manjaro Linux 17.0.2

  • Kernel 4.9 upgrade.
  • X.Org stack series upgrade to 1.19
  • Latest KDE Plasma 5, Applications, Framework and Qt
  • Package manager with graphical interface
  • Manjaro Tools and Profiles are improved

Download Links for Manjaro 17.0.2

You can download the Manjaro 17.0.2 from the official link given below. Follow the link to download it. The download is available for Xfce, KDE, and GNOME editions.

  • https://downloads.sourceforge.net/manjarolinux/manjaro-kde-17.0.2-stable-x86_64.iso
  • https://downloads.sourceforge.net/manjarolinux/manjaro-gnome-17.0.2-stable-x86_64.iso
  • https://downloads.sourceforge.net/manjarolinux/manjaro-xfce-17.0.2-stable-x86_64.iso

That is all for now. if you find the information useful & installed the Manjaro Linux then please write a comment to tell your personal experience. Thank You.

Vanshanu raj
Vanshanu Raj is Computer Science Graduate from College of Engineering Roorkee & a Diploma Holder from Government Polytechnic Dehradun. He lives in Dehradun working as a security engineer in a mid sized IT company. I Made this site to to aware people with Open Source Software & their uses.

3 thoughts on “Manjaro Linux 17.1.0 review – Manjaro Linux Download with Various Updates And Security Fixes

    1. Yes this is a good OS to be considered. Hope you like the information. Manjaro linux vs arch can be the next issue in this

  1. Hey there! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this post
    reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept talking about this.
    I will forward this post to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read.
    Many thanks for sharing!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *