Installed NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro 21 Linux.

How to install the NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro 21 Linux

The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Manjaro 21 Linux. This article will discuss two methods of Nvidia driver installation in the following order:

  • Automatic Install using the standard Manjaro Repository.
  • Manual Install using the Official driver.

To install Nvidia driver on other Linux distributions, follow our Nvidia Linux Driver guide.

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Successful Phoronix Test Suite installation on Manjaro 21 Linux

How to install Phoronix Test Suite on Manjaro 21 Linux

Phoronix Test Suite is a video graphic card (VGA) benchmark tool for Linux. In the following tutorial we will perform an installation of Phoronix Test Suite on Manjaro 21 Linux from Arch User Repository using command line tools makepkg and pacman .

In this How to install Phoronix Test Suite on Manjaro 21 Linux tutorial you will learn:

  • How to clone the latest Phoronix Test Suite AUR repository.
  • How to Build Phoronix Test Suite package.
  • How to install Phoronix Test Suite AUR package.

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How to rollback pacman updates in Arch Linux

How to rollback pacman updates in Arch Linux

Arch Linux is often praised for it’s bleeding edge software and rolling release model. We discuss these features more in depth in our article comparing Arch Linux and Manjaro. In addition to this praise, Arch Linux also has a reputation for being unstable. This reputation stems from the sometimes unpredictable nature of bleeding edge software. The latest software from upstream developers may contain bugs that were not apparent during initial testing. As a result, the risk is always present that updating with the package manager, pacman, may bring about unexpected results. These may include a specific piece of software no longer working properly (or at all) or even multiple applications or Desktop Environments no longer working as expected.

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Taking a screenshot on Manjaro Linux

How to take a screenshot on Manjaro

In this guide, we’ll be showing you how to take screenshots in Manjaro Linux. There are a few different utilities we can use to accomplish this task, and this article will ensure that you’re familiar with them.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to take a screenshot with Manjaro’s screenshot utilities
  • How to use Flameshot for screenshots and annotations
  • How to use Kazam to take screenshots and screencasts

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Installing Lutris and games on Manjaro Linux

Install Lutris on Manjaro

Lutris is a game manager that can be run on Manjaro and other Linux distributions, and it does its job incredibly well. It has thousands of games in its catalog and works with very little fuss, allowing you to install games from the cloud and keep them up to date. Most games are “one click install” titles, meaning that you shouldn’t have to worry about fiddling with extra configuration to get a Windows game working on Linux. It just works.

You’ll need to have Wine on Manjaro in order to ensure a smooth experience with Lutris. The two work really well together, and that’s because the developers of Lutris also work directly with Wine staging. Since the Lutris developers already program their installers to use the most optimal settings possible, there’s no need to fool around with Winetricks or any of the usual Wine configuration utilities.

If you’ve already installed Manjaro and are ready to start gaming, follow along as we setup Lutris and its dependencies on our system.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Wine and dependencies
  • How to install Lutris
  • How to install a game on Lutris

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Installing kernel headers on Manjaro

Manjaro Linux kernel headers installation

A Linux kernel is the core of a Linux distribution and consists of three things: the kernel itself, the kernel’s headers, and the kernel’s extra modules. The kernel headers are used to define device interfaces. For example, they can be used to compile the module that controls your computer’s video card and driver.

The main reason you may find yourself needing to install kernel headers is if you are compiling kernel modules and need Linux to access and communicate with hardware as intended. Sometimes device drivers may require you to update the kernel headers on your system to function properly. Other times, there may be compatibility issues with new versions and you’ll need to roll back an update. The process for doing this can vary on each distribution, but in this guide we’ll be going over the steps specifically for Manjaro Linux. Continue reading to find out how to install kernel headers, check the version of installed kernel headers, and switch between kernel header versions on Manjaro.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • Linux API headers vs kernel headers
  • Install or update kernel headers
  • Switch between kernel header versions

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We have successfully compiled and run our Hello World program using OpenJDK on Manjaro

How to install Java on Manjaro Linux

Many developers and programmers choose Manjaro because it’s one of the most user-friendly and feature-rich Linux distributions. In this guide, we go over the steps to install the Java Development Kit on Manjaro Linux. We’ll show you how to install both the OpenJDK package (which is free and GPL-licensed) as well as Oracle Java SE Development Kit.

Arch Linux and Manjaro only officially support the OpenJDK, as that is the non-proprietary version. However, the Oracle package can be installed from the AUR, as you’ll see shortly.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install OpenJDK
  • How to install Oracle Java SE Development Kit
  • How to test Java installation

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Manjaro Linux Beginners Guide

Manjaro Linux Beginner’s Guide

Manjaro is an up and coming Linux distribution that has recently overtaken some of the most popular and battle scarred distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, and others (at least according to DistroWatch).

Once you’ve decided to download Manjaro and see what all the rage is about, we’ve got you covered in this beginner’s guide, which will provide you with an introduction to the operating system and show you the first things to do once you’ve booted into Manjaro. If you’re just looking to give Manjaro a test run, you can always install Manjaro in a virtual machine or create a dual boot system.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • Background information of Manjaro
  • How to install Manjaro
  • How to update Manjaro
  • How to install additional software on Manjaro
  • How to perform basic administration tasks on Manjaro
  • How to setup computer peripherals in Manjaro

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Minecraft installed and running on Manjaro Linux

How to install Minecraft on Manjaro

While Linux isn’t always known for its stellar support of video games, Minecraft developers have released a version specifically for Linux, and it runs great on Manjaro. You don’t even need to use Lutris or install Wine for it to function properly.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to download and install Minecraft to get you up and playing in no time.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Minecraft from AUR
  • How to launch Minecraft from GUI or command line

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Using webcam on Manjaro Linux

How to test Webcam on Manjaro Linux

Webcam setup on Manjaro Linux and other user-friendly Linux distributions should be automatic. You can usually plug in your webcam and have instant access to it. If you have a built-in camera, that should also work without any extra configuration.

In this guide, we’ll go over testing a webcam on Manjaro and give some troubleshooting pointers in case yours isn’t being detected automatically.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to test webcam

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Testing a microphone in the settings menu on Manjaro Linux

How to test microphone on Manjaro Linux

In this tutorial, we guide you through the process of testing a microphone on Manjaro Linux. Microphones should work out of the box on Manjaro and other user-friendly Linux distributions, but sometimes you may need to select the right device from the audio settings menu. This guide will also show how to record sound with a GUI application.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to test microphone and select input device
  • How to record audio clips

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Installing a Windows application on Manjaro with Wine

Install Wine on Manjaro

Wine gives users a way to run native Windows programs on a Linux system. If you’re running Manjaro Linux on your computer but need access to a Windows-only application, installing Wine may be the solution for you.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to install Wine on Manjaro, whether you’d like to install the stable or development package. As a proof of concept, we’ll run a Windows application on Manjaro after Wine has been installed.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Wine on Manjaro
  • How to configure Wine
  • How to install a Windows application on Linux

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