When you download Manjaro, there is an official edition available that comes with the GNOME desktop environment preloaded. But if you’ve already installed Manjaro Linux and didn’t select the GNOME desktop when you were downloading it, don’t worry, it’s easy enough to change your desktop environment in Manjaro.
GNOME’s main focus is on productivity. It’s a very popular and common desktop environment used as the default for many major Linux distributions, such as Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, and others.
In this guide, we’ll show you how to install GNOME on Manjaro and begin using it as an alternative or a replacement to your current desktop environment.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to install GNOME on Manjaro
- How to install commonly used GNOME components
- How to set GDM display manager for GNOME
- How to install Manjaro configuration and themes for GNOME