Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system. Developed in Austria, France, and Germany, Manjaro provides all the benefits of the Arch operating system combined with a focus on user-friendliness and accessibility. Available in both 32 and 64 bit versions, Manjaro is suitable for newcomers as well as experienced Linux users. Using a Rolling Release Development Model, whereby rather than being replaced, the same core system will instead be continually updated and upgraded. As such, it is not – nor will it ever be – necessary to re-install a later release of Manjaro in order to enjoy the very latest and most up-to-date system possible. By virtue of keeping an existing installation updated, it is already the latest release.
1.) Download Manjaro Linux.
If you have not already done so, you should visit the Manjaro Information page for system requirements and download links.
2.) Create Bootable Media.
Depending on the age of you machine, you may have a few options on what type of installation media that you can use, aether a bootable CD-ROM or DVD-ROM or a bootable USB thumb drive.
3.) Booting Media.
On some computers you may be required to change to boot order in your systems CMOS or BIOS in order to get the install process to begin.
4.) Installing Manjaro.
After inserting the media and powering on your machine you will be presented with a few options. Select Boot Manjaro from the list and press Enter.
After the live desktop is fully loaded you are presented with a welcome screen with links to more information. Close this window to view the desktop.
6.) Live Desktop.
At this point you may explore the operating system before you install it. feel free to look around a bit and get familiar with the live desktop.
7.) Begin Installation.
You will see the install icon on the Live Desktop, double-click it to begin the graphical installation process for a guided install.
8.) Select Time Zone.
Choose your time zone and click Next to continue.