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Welcome to our step by step installation of Manjaro 20 (Lysia) Linux distribution. Manjaro 20 was recently released for use after long time of iterative development and feature improvements. Manjaro has seen a growing usage among the new and experienced Linux users. Its features are suited for both home users, System Administrators and for Developers.

You can check out a complete guide on new Manjaro 20 new features

Here are the key features:

  • The Kernel is 5.6
  • MATE Desktop is now in Manjaro
  • XFCE, KDE, GNOME, i3, Cinnamon Desktop environements
  • KDE, GNOME, Architect and i3 editions available

See installation steps of Manjaro 20 (Kyria) Linux distribution.

Step 1: Download Installation ISO

Visit the Manjaro Downloads page to pull the Desktop edition you love.

Once the ISO file is downloaded, you may need to create a bootable installation medium if doing installation on your Desktop PC or Laptop. Example, to burn the iso on an usb stick, enter the following command in a terminal :

sudo dd bs=4M if=/path/to/manjaro.iso of=/dev/sd[drive letter] status=progress oflag=sync


  • /dev/sd[drive letter] is the path to your USB device
  • /path/to/manjaro.iso is the path to the ISO file you downloaded.

Step 2: Install Manjaro 20

After creating installation medium, boot to Manjaro 20 to begin installation process.

Click the “Launch installer” button to begin the installation of Manjaro 20 Linux distribution.

Select the language you want to use.

Select your region and timezone.

Set keyboard model and language.

Partition your disk properly for installation.

Create a new user and set password.

Select the office suite of your choice if you want to install one.

Confirm settings and start installation.

Accept changes.

Be patient as installation begins.

When all is done, reboot your system.

Login with user created.

Enjoy your newly installed Manjaro 20.0 Linux.

Update your system after installation.

sudo pacman -Syu

We’ll cover more guides on management and administration of Manjaro Linux.

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