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November 27, 2016

How to Install Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE Plasma on VMware

Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE Plasma
Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE Plasma Installation on VMware

This tutorial shows how to install Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE on VMware Workstation step by step. You can also use VMware Player which is free to personal use. It also helps for installing Manjaro Linux 16.06 on phyical computer or laptop hardware. After Manjaro installation, we do not need to install VMware Tools because Open-VM-Tools is already installed during the installation.

Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE Installation Steps:

  1. Download Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE
  2. Create VM on VMware Workstation/Player
  3. Start Installation
  4. Test VMware Tools Features in Manjaro Linux

Installing Manjaro Linux 16.06 KDE Plasma on VMware

What is Manjaro Linux?

Manjaro is a user friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch Linux operating system. Manjaro Linux is based on a rolling release update model and uses the pacman package manager. It has its own collection of repositories.
Manjaro Linux Website:

Manjaro Linux 16.06 New Features and Improvements

  1. Kernel 4.4 LTS is used for this release, such as the latest drivers available to date.
  2. Relative to the last installation media release, our tools have been improved and polished.
  3. The Manjaro Settings Manager (MSM) now provides an easy-to-use graphical interface for installing and removing the many series of kernels we offer. Manjaro’s selection of available kernels remains the most extensive of all Linux distribution we know of.
  4. At the time of this 16.06 release, eleven kernel-series are available directly from our binary repositories, ranging from the mature & rock-solid 3.10 series to the latest 4.6 release. Such a wide array of available kernel options results in extensive hardware support, getting the most out of your system for you, be it old or new.
  5. Kcm module created to integrate MSM seamlessly into System-Settings of Plasma 5. We have now several notifier for MSM to be installed optionally.

Manjaro Linux Recommended System Requirements

Recommended system requirements have been provided in order to ensure that you get the most out of your Manjaro system.
  1. 1 GB memory
  2. 30 GB hard disk space
  3. 1 Ghz processor
  4. High definition (HD) graphics card and monitor
  5. Broadband internet connection
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