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Six good reasons to try Manjaro Linux 0.8.5

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Monday may have brought the disappointing news that Fuduntu Linux will soon close its doors, but another young, up-and-coming Linux distribution appears to be continuing along its upward path without interruption.

Manjaro Linux, a distro I first covered only a few months ago, just released a fresh update, and it's particularly notable for the addition of a graphical installer and other beginner-friendly features.

By February, Manjaro had already reached the No. 15 spot in DistroWatch's page-hit rankings. Today, it's up even further, at No. 10. Here's a rundown of what you'll find in this promising new release.

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