[Testing Update] 2019-06-28 – Apparmor, Kodi, Pamac, XFCE – Testing Updates

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The replace to mariadb 10.Four.6-1 and later modifications configuration format as really helpful by upstream.

The primary configuration file moved from /and so forth/mysql/my.cnf (and its embrace listing /and so forth/mysql/my.cnf.d/ ) to /and so forth/my.cnf (and /and so forth/my.cnf.d/ ). Make certain to maneuver your configuration.

Instantiated providers (like [email protected] ) are not configured in separate information (like /and so on/mysql/myfoo.cnf ). As an alternative transfer your configuration to configuration blocks with group suffix in major configuration file, one for every service. A block should look one thing like this:

Like every mariadb function replace this requires the info directory to be updated. With the brand new configuration in place run:

In case you are utilizing the Matcha theme in kvantum chances are you’ll expertise a theme reset. Simply install kvantum-theme-matcha if not happend but and select the new offered variants. Manjaro 18.1 releases will ship with the new themes by default.

Presently a number of users report totally different issues for Octopi. So in the event you encounter a few of them, chances are you’ll change to pamac for now: sudo pacman -Sy pamac

Gadgets from earlier update units

Small cleanup of Manjaro official repositories

Please observe that the following packages obtained faraway from our repositories.

  • chromium-chromevox
  • gimp-gtk3
  • pamac-classic
  • pamac-dev
  • pamac-dev-tray-appindicator

ZFS 0.eight fails to import ZFS pool during boot

As famous for testing replace 2019-05-29, it may be completely fastened
by removing and re-adding the pool’s cachefile :

zpool set cachefile=none
zpool set cachefile=/and so on/zfs/zpool.cache

More particulars in [Testing Update] 2019-05-29 – Kernels, XFCE, Deepin, Mesa, Nvidia, KDE-Dev (search for ‘ZFS’ there)

Gnome 3.32: Two extensions removed from our repos.

We have now dropped two packages that shipped further extensions for Gnome: gnome-shell-extensions-topicons-plus-huttli and gnome-shell-extensions-taskbar. We gained’t keep Topicons Plus and Taskbar anymore.

Those extensions usually are not in lively improvement anymore and should not work properly (or not work at all) on Gnome Three.32. Notably, it has been reported that using Topicons Plus on Gnome Three.32 might leads to very excessive CPU utilization.

We strongly advocate you to disable those extensions if they are enabled (Tweaks > Extensions) and take away these packages together with your favorite package deal manager. To stop potential problems with the subsequent model of Gnome, you might do these steps (or at the least the primary one) earlier than upgrading your system.

Gnome 3.32: Numerous problems

There’s presently several problems with Gnome 3.32. Here is what we all know thus far.

1. Risk of damaged extensions
Broken extensions is something to anticipate when transitioning between main variations of Gnome, particularly in case you are utilizing extensions that aren’t shipped by default on Manjaro Gnome. When you’ve got a broken extension taken from some other place than Manjaro official repositories, you’ll have to contact the maintainer on the source you’ve got taken the extension from to get extra help. You might also need to report the problem to the developer(s) of the extension (if not the same individual/group).

It is attainable that extensions grow to be so broken on Gnome 3.32 that it makes Gnome Shell crash utterly when making an attempt to log in, thus making Gnome utterly unusable. For example, we have now a report of such concern with a third-party extension (that doesn’t come from Manjaro’s official repositories) referred to as Extensions.

To lower the danger of breakage (particularly if operating Gnome extensions that doesn’t come from Manjaro official repositories) and make the upgrade smoother, you possibly can disable all Gnome extensions (Tweaks > Extensions) before upgrading your system, then enable them one after the other solely after being logged in a totally new session on Gnome Three.32.

2. Utilizing world clocks can break Gnome Shell utterly
When you have configured world clocks in Gnome, it might make Gnome Shell segfaults and crashes when making an attempt to log in for a graphical session, making Gnome unusable. If it occurs, you will want to reset your parameters for world clocks with the next command (do it in TTY): dbus-launch gsettings reset org.gnome.clocks world-clocks.
See this Arch Linux thread and this ticket from upstream.

Three. Gnome Shell might crash utterly when resuming from sleep in case you use Wayland
In case you are using Wayland (as an alternative of, Gnome Shell might crash when resuming from sleep. Upstream is aware of this challenge. As a workaround, chances are you’ll use as an alternative of Wayland for now.

4. Miscellaneous
Some packages don’t get targeted after being launched. Reported to upstream and confirmed for distributions aside from Manjaro too.

Yaourt: Rest in peace

Yaourt has been faraway from our repositories utterly. We gained’t keep the yaourt package deal anymore, which signifies that you’ll not obtain any updates from us for this package deal. A really previous package deal named yaourt-gui-manjaro has been removed on the similar time too.

In case you are nonetheless utilizing Yaourt, we strongly encourage you to modify to an alternate like Pamac CLI (package deal: pamac-cli), Trizen (package deal: trizen), Yay (package deal: yay) or Pacaur (package deal: pacaur); and uninstall Yaourt from your system.

In addition to that, we’ve dropped help for a number of packages that trusted yaourt: allservers, pacli and pacli-jwm. Those packages has been faraway from the official repositories utterly.

vlc-nightly has been dropped

The vlc-nightly package deal, which was really helpful in a time when VLC 3 was not formally out but, has been dropped on our aspect and isn’t within the official repositories anymore. In case you nonetheless have this package deal and you need the newest secure model of VLC media player, take away vlc-nightly, then install the vlc package deal.

In any other case, you’ll be able to continue to make use of vlc-nightly from the AUR (but you’ll need to compile it yourself).

Kodi 18.1: extensions might not work properly.

Kodi 18.1 is now out there in our repositories. Since this can be a main version change, extensions for Kodi (should you use some) might stop working correctly. Builders of those extensions will need to make them suitable with Kodi 18.

If Kodi 18.1 doesn’t work properly for you and you absolutely want to use your extensions, you might use the previous kodi package deal in /var/cache/pacman/pkg as a way to downgrade Kodi to version 17.6. Please observe that it’s a short-term workaround and that the software program offered in the previous kodi package deal might cease working correctly sooner or later too. You should not hold the downgrade ceaselessly.

Notifications wanting weird in XFCE

Because the package deal dunst consists of now dunstfy in the primary package deal notifications might not displayed properly in XFCE. Please uninstall that package deal to unravel that challenge. Usually not wanted in that version.

Plasma won’t reboot from the Software Launcher

In case you replace from within Plasma (e.g. from the konsole), you could have to difficulty a systemctl reboot to reboot.

I can’t open Nemo with elevated privileges (as root)

Workaround found: Use the dbus-x11 package deal as an alternative of the common dbus package deal. This package deal is obtainable in the official repositories and offers dbus compiled with out the –without-x choice.

To switch dbus with dbus-x11 package deal, simply install dbus-x11 together with your favourite package deal manager: dbus will probably be replaced by dbus-x11.

Pamac: “Failed to commit transaction – Transaction not prepared” on the finish

Thus far, it has only been a false alarm: updates are applied efficiently.

AMD-Ucode introduction

Until you’ve already accomplished this previously, All customers of AMD-APUs/CPUs ought to install this update like this:

sudo pacman -Syyu
sudo pacman -S amd-ucode
sudo pacman -R intel-ucode
sudo update-grub

Step 3 is non-compulsory.

Rebuilding fontconfig cache: failed to write down cache

Please ignore this message. Upstream already works on an answer. Extra concerning the concern here.

LibreOffice has no window decoration in KDE

New line export SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN=gtk3_kde5, as soon as merged into present /and so forth/profile.d/ , fixes a moderately longterm difficulty. If it doesn’t be just right for you, you might use gtk as an alternative of gtk3_kde5 as UI framework.

Installing glibc (2.28-4) breaks the dependency “glibc=2.27” required by lib32-glibc

Install the update either:

  • from terminal: sudo pacman -Syu or;
  • with Octopi as an alternative of Pamac.

One thing utilizing Perl/Python/glibc broke

Rebuilds wanted!

  • If it’s an AUR package deal, attempt to reinstall it from AUR. It almost certainly must be rebuilt.
  • If it’s a repo package deal, please report and verify again recurrently for updates.

I’ve misplaced a Thunderbird addon/function

Thunderbird 60 disables incompatible addons by default. There’s an about:config change do you have to need to force-enable the addon, however many addons merely won’t work with the newer Quantum-based Thunderbird.

Read more about Thunderbird 60 right here: Thunderbird 60

Firefox – WebGL not working anymore

You could attempt the following answer:

Open about:config and set safety.sandbox.content.read_path_whitelist to /sys/.

libutf8proc>=2.1.1-Three update might require guide intervention

This could usually be mechanically fastened by way of manjaro-system replace.

The libutf8proc package deal previous to model 2.1.1-Three had an incorrect soname hyperlink. This has been fastened in 2.1.1-Three, so the upgrade will need to overwrite the untracked soname hyperlink created by ldconfig. For those who get an error

libutf8proc: /usr/lib/ exists in filesystem

when updating, use

pacman -Suy –overwrite usr/lib/

to perform the upgrade.

Pamac: “Invalid or corrupted package.”

In the event you obtain an “Invalid or corrupted package.” error message with Pamac and if the small print accommodates an output just like the next:

DetailsSynchronizing package deal databases…
Beginning full system upgrade…

Getting ready…
Resolving dependencies…
Checking inter-conflicts…
Downloading manjaro-system-20180716-1-any.pkg.tar.xz…
Checking keyring…
Checking integrity…
Loading packages information…
Checking file conflicts…
Checking obtainable disk area…
Upgrading manjaro-system (20180702-1 -> 20180716-1)…
==> Fix libutf8proc improve …
resolving dependencies…
in search of conflicting packages…

Packages (1) libutf8proc-2.1.1-Four

Complete Download Measurement: zero.05 MiB
Complete Put in Measurement: zero.32 MiB
Internet Upgrade Measurement: 0.00 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n] :: Retrieving packages…
downloading libutf8proc-2.1.1-4-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz…
checking keyring…
checking package deal integrity…
loading package deal information…
checking for file conflicts…
checking obtainable disk area…
:: Processing package deal modifications…
upgrading libutf8proc…
:: Operating post-transaction hooks…
(1/1) Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate…
Operating post-transaction hooks…
Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate…
Warning: lock file missing /var/lib/pacman/db.lck
Starting full system upgrade…
Resolving dependencies…
Checking inter-conflicts…
Error: couldn’t open file /var/lib/pacman/local/libutf8proc-2.1.1-2/information: No such file or listing
Warning: could not absolutely load metadata for package deal libutf8proc-2.1.1-2

Failed to organize transaction:
invalid or corrupted package deal

Attempt the following steps: close Pamac window first, then launch it once more and begin the update process once more. It should continue from the place it left off.

Issues with folder view widget in KDE v5.13

KDE launched a new setting for icon sizes. Now you’re capable of define additionally the dimensions on your panel. When you have a high-DPI display, you could need to improve the worth. This can repair the display problem with given widget.


Pulseaudio modifications

With this replace we now have a /and so on/pulse/ It might be necessary to merge (some strains related to “GSettings” in /and so on/pulse/ ) if ‘’ has been customised.

File battle engrampa.faucet

thunar-archive-plugin: /usr/lib/xfce4/thunar-archive-plugin/engrampa.tap exists in filesystem (owned by engrampa-thunar-plugin)

thunar-archive-plugin has added native help for the Engrampa archive manager. engrampa-thunar-plugin is not needed. Remove engrampa-thunar-plugin to continue with the replace.