[Stable Update] 2017-05-12 - Kernels, KDE, KDE Apps, Gnome, Browsers

Thanks for being so nice. I did try clonezilla right at the start when I were reading a lot of the wiki & forum. As I now know the reason it didn't work for me is because my laptop has an internel emmc drive that clonezilla doesn't know what to do with.

I keep my stuff on a giant usb stick anyway so I didn't really regard backing up the os as that important. I'll figure something out though :slight_smile: Worst case I can revert to my favourite sport of reinstalling if I can't fix it lol

:relieved: No more doubts. thanks

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@MattAV in my case it's just e without CTRL, but removing quiet and splash entries to deactivate plymouth temporarily is what you will have to do additionally to what I wrote, yes.
F10 or CTRL+x should both work to launch the boot process after you edit the boot parameters.

sudo pacman-mirros -f 5

Generates list of 5 most recently updated mirrors sorted by response time. They are not fastest 5 up to date mirrors. Pls observe the last sync time below marked in bold and generated mirrorlist.

[mickey@manjaro ~]$ sudo pacman-mirrors -f 5
[sudo] password for mickey:
.: Info Downloading mirrors from repo.manjaro.org
.: Info: Querying mirrors - This may take some time
1.563 United_States : 00:13: http://distro.ibiblio.org/manjaro/
1.899 Germany : 00:01: https://mirror.netzspielplatz.de/manjaro/packages/
..... Bulgaria : 00:10: https://manjaro.ipacct.com/manjaro/
1.464 Australia : 00:10: http://manjaro.uberglobalmirror.com/
1.378 Poland : 00:02: http://mirror.chmuri.net/manjaro/
1.397 Japan : 00:12: http://ftp.tsukuba.wide.ad.jp/Linux/manjaro/
.: Info Writing mirror list
Poland : http://mirror.chmuri.net/manjaro/stable
Japan : http://ftp.tsukuba.wide.ad.jp/Linux/manjaro/stable
Australia : http://manjaro.uberglobalmirror.com/stable
United_States : http://distro.ibiblio.org/manjaro/stable
Germany : https://mirror.netzspielplatz.de/manjaro/packages/stable
.: Info Mirrorlist generated and saved to: /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

xps9550, KDE, smooth update. no issues at all. kernel 4.4.67-1

Smoth update on KDE, thanks :smiley:

Thanks for the suggestion. I did wait 24h to be sure, and I confirm than downgrading networkmanager from 1.8 to the last 1.6 version was the solution for me.
I have now again a stable internet connexion without loosing the network every 2 hours or so.
I have marked the current 1.8 version as "ignore package" for further upgrades... will try with new versions when one will arrive, but for now I am OK.

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I am getting errors like this

error: ncurses: signature from "Lukas Fleischer <lfleischer@lfos.de>" is invalid
:: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/ncurses-6.0+20170429-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz is corrupted (invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature)).
Do you want to delete it? [Y/n]
error: glib2: signature from "Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) <jan.steffens@gmail.com>" is invalid
:: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/glib2-2.52.1+4+g2eddcef1e-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz is corrupted (invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature)).
Do you want to delete it? [Y/n]

What should I do? I tried pacman -Syyu but that didn't help

Edit: Fixed it with pacli

82 posts were split to a new topic: Problem with clementine

if looks like you require some detailed documentation of pacman-mirrors and the simple help function is not enough for you.
please look here for a detailed documentation (for the latest development version of pacman-mirrors):

The update seemed to go more or less okay using the UK mirrors.

At some point I left for a few mins, when I returned the screen were completely blank. Pressing random keys and the "obligatory mouse click(tm)" didn't do anything, even tried switching tty's, nothing. So thinking it's smegged (broke) I initiated the sinking ship three-finger-salute (ctrl+alt+del) and somehow a tty appeared yay.

Spammed the pacman -Syyu repeatedly until no more updates were found, rebooted and everything seems okay.

Nice job guys! :slight_smile:

So it looks like I should uninstall Evolution and give up any customization. :pensive:

I can confirm having experienced random stalls of the LAN connection, but not since this update, it was until the before-last or so. I have the impression that the behaviour has improved with the present update ... it's a little weird though ...

EDIT: oops; I saw you downgraded the package ... so I'll try that if my LAN borks again ... :wink:

Yes, I am running now networkmanager version 1.6.2-3 and I have a stable LAN connection. It was not the case with the new 1.8.0-1 version. Hope it will works for you also... in case you have the same issue.

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Thank you for this fantastic work. Everything went fine with this huge update. Biggest update I've experienced with lowest number of config files to check.

And best: I was able to finally upgrade libvirt and qemu, which were blocked due to a bug. They work like charm now again.

mobile broadband usb sticks huawei model k4203 and k4606
not working after update.
fixed by downgrade networkmanger

I had the same issue. I removed gstreamer10-good-plugins and then updated the system and now it all seems to run fine.

I'm running XCFE with a mix of gnome and KDE apps thrown in.

To do this using the terminal I did the following commands:

sudo pacman -Rns gstreamer0.10-good-plugins

sudo pacman -Syu

All's well with the system, a few (probably upstream) bugs on gnome:

  • Arc Maia colour scheme is inadequate for 3.24; notification's titles are light gray on white and that's hard to read
  • Something weird happens when removing user extensions on gnome-tweak-tool: you click the "Remove" button then all extensions are disabled for some reason

Using Xfce-4-Terminal, confirmed mirror status, and ran sudo pacman -Syu. No issues on Xfce Laptop with intel integrated GPU. Thanks to all of you, as I did read many of your posts before updating!

Hi guys,

Anybody using opera browser having trouble watching youtube ?

i had to downgrade sqlite package 3.18 to previous 3.17.

Sqlite 3.18 crashes opera browser by turning my system in a read only fs ( this system is installed on a btrfs /@ single partition) when and only when watching video like youtube.
When starting opera in a terminale, there is lots of errors that pile up as soon as a video is started, after about 30 sec, the laptop turn into a ■■■■■ until hard reset. :dizzy_face:

After downgrading sqlite there is no more errors in terminal

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