Manjaro is an operating system, suitable as a free replacement to Windows or MacOS. It has different editions, they all use the same base but provide a different experience, based on the diversity of desktop environments available. We also work together with hardware manufacturers, to design Manjaro dedicated hardware, visit the shop for more information on the available range of laptops.
Mostly developed in Europe and provides all the benefits of the Arch Linux distribution and cutting edge software, combined with a focus on user-friendliness and accessibility, making it suitable for newcomers as well as experienced Linux users.
Manjaro always will be completely free. We create it, so we can have a Linux based operating system that is easy to use and stable, you the user, are the main focus, we do not take control away from you and consider privacy very important, we do not keep, sell or pass your data to 3rd parties.
There are thousands of software applications available in the software center, including fully compatible equivalents of popular Windows software such as MS Office, any additional software is also completely free. Searching for applications to install on the internet, is not necessary.
We have a polite, friendly and cheerful Forum, everyone is welcoming and supportive. The forum is the right place to share knowledge, talk Linux with the community, we all it.
ARM is available as per device basis, pre built images can be downloaded for the Raspberry Pi and Pinebook 64.
Manjaro Linux started as a hobby project and it’s just fun to work and develop with our great community on it!
Originally developed in 1991 by Finnish Programmer Linus Torvalds, Linux is an exceptionally robust and reliable kernel, which combined with the GNU system is most commonly used for Internet servers, mobile phones, tablets mostly known as Android devices. Additionally, the use of GNU/Linux as an alternative operating system, for personal computers such as desktops or laptops, has also been growing over the years, with several million users having already discovered the benefits of it.
It is highly efficient, very fast and any hardware device works out of the box, only in rare occasions you will need to install a device driver, The 64 bit version of Manjaro with the Xfce desktop, boots up in only a few seconds, it uses only 200MB of memory to run.
Linux systems are also very secure, and are not affected by the huge amount of Windows viruses, trojans, worms, or malware out there. Anti-virus software is not required.
It is also possible to easily run many popular Windows applications on GNU/Linux using compatibility software such as Wine or PlayonLinux or using Proton via Steam. The examples given here are far from comprehensive!
Philip started the project together with Roland and Guillaume back in 2011. In mid 2013, Manjaro was in the beta stage. Now he is working with the community to make one of the best Linux distributions.
Having an eye on the community, Bernhard maintains most of the Community Editions of Manjaro. Connect with him in our forums to be part of it.
Stefano likes themes and supports the development of Manjaro in multiple ways. Gnome is his day-to-day desktop environment. Talk to him about Gnome, Budgie and all GTK related!