Opensource Photography Workflow: Part 1 – Installing Manjaro

Well hello internet and welcome to the first video in my open source photography workflow series In this series I walk you through the free and open source tools I use for photography

This first video will guide you on how to download and install them Manjaro Linux on your computer, so let’s begin open Google in your preferred browser and search for Manjaro.

It will probably be the first item in your search results open the Manjaro website navigate to downloads and select current releases Manjaro comes in three different flavors or additions we have XFCE which is their flagship edition there’s also Manjaro KDE edition as well as the Gnome edition I like the look and feel of the KDE edition so this is the one that I’ll be downloading so go ahead and click on the download link the download should start in a few seconds now the download will take some time depending on your internet connection speeds.

I’m just going to pause this video and resume once my download is complete I recommend that you create a bootable USB Drive from which you will install Manjaro Linux on your computer. For instructions on how to do this please take a look at the description below.

Now go ahead and select the boot Manjaro option. You will probably see a black screen with lots of text that will scroll through this will take some time depending on the speed of your machine but it’s nothing to worry about it takes some time once complete you’ll be presented with a Manjaro desktop.

You can go ahead and close the welcome screen because we will not need it right now in the top left you have the install Manjaro icon go ahead and open this so that we can begin our installation you’ll be presented with the Manjaro welcome screen where we can start our installation from go ahead and select your preferred language in my case I am going to choose English UK once selected click Next I’m going to set my timezone I’m currently in my row B so I’m going to pick Africa and then my city is going to be my rupee mostess is complete I will click Next this screen is where I’m going to choose my provide keyboard layouts.

I prefer English us and that’s the one I’m going to take now the next screen is where we will set up our petitions I normally prefer to do this manually and I recommend that you do the same so the first thing you’re going to do is select manual partitioning once you’ve done this go ahead and click Next on this screen is where now you will set up your petitions manually so go ahead and click the button that reads create partition table on the pop-up that comes make sure you select Master Boot Record or MBR and click OK my estate I will be creating three different partitions home partition a swap partition and root partition.

I will start by creating my root partition of about 40 GB this petition is way to contain my system files once this is complete now I will create my spark partition I’m going to make my small petition about 4gb and finally with my remaining space on my hard drive I will create my home petition this is where I expect to save my documents pictures and files I will use the entire space I’m not going to change the value that appears there one thumb up with my petition in have a proceed to click Next from here I can enter my account details once you’re done entering your details go ahead and click Next and you can review all the changes that you’ll be making to your system once you satisfied click Next you will be asked to confirm the jury to start the installation go ahead and click to confirm the deletion would not begin and you can sit and enjoy the slideshow that will outline for you the features of Manjaro or if you’d rather you could look at a cup of coffee but this will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes depending on the speed of your computer once installation is complete you will need to restart your computer I found this video helpful and enjoyed it go ahead and hit that thumbs up button and also subscribe for more future videos

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