A new point release of Manjaro Linux is now available.
Manjaro 21.2.6 Qonos released
For people who want a reliable and fast desktop
This edition is supported by the Manjaro team and comes with XFCE, a reliable desktop with high configurability.
Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly. Xfce embodies the traditional UNIX philosophy of modularity and re-usability. It consists of a number of components that provide the full functionality one can expect of a modern desktop environment. They are packaged separately and you can pick among the available packages to create the optimal personal working environment.
KDE Plasma 21.2.6
Built-in interface to easily access and install themes, widgets, etc. While very user-friendly and certainly flashy.
This edition is supported by the Manjaro team and comes with KDE Plasma, a very modern and flexible desktop.
KDE Plasma is for people who want a user-friendly and customizable desktop. It is a feature-rich and versatile desktop environment that provides several different styles of menu to access applications. An excellent built-in interface to easily access and install new themes, widgets, etc, from the internet is also worth mentioning. KDE Plasma is simple by default, a clean work area for real-world usage which intends to stay out of your way, so the user is enabled to create the workflow that makes it more effective to complete tasks.
For people who want a very modern and simple desktop
This edition is supported by the Manjaro team and comes with GNOME desktop that breaks from traditional concepts and allows users to focus on their tasks. Desktop-specific applications are crafted with care and clearly defined by guidelines that make them more consistent to use.