New Timeline of Issues and Errors for Manjaro Gnome Edition

Hardware specifications

Dell Inspiron 5680 w NVIDIA 1070 8GB VRAM connected to a LG Ultrawide 34″ 1440p monitor via HDMI. Logitech Mechanical Mini TKL keyboard and Razer mouse.

Unless noted otherwise, all updates are performed via Pamac, Manjaro’s GUI Package Manager. The purpose of this PC is web and graphics design which doesn’t need any software from the AUR.

Jan 30, 2024

Fresh install of Manjaro Gnome Edition
Read about post-installaton tweaks here

Mar 6, 2024

The update was 1.1 GB and went smooth. Machine rebooted without issues.

Mar 14, 2024

Today’s update was 117.6 MB. No issues.

Mar 15, 2024

After testing KaOS today, we determined that KDE 6 wasn’t a priority for us and subsequently reinstalled Manjaro GNOME Minimal Edition to continue testing.

Mar 19, 2024

Firefox 123 > 124. No issues

April 01, 2024

Installed CachyOS to do a bit of testing and depending how it goes, we’ll be back again and continue with Manjaro.
There were no issues with Manjaro as far as performance goes but removing the theme tweaks is time consuming which is why we keep looking for a distro that saves us time.

April 02, 2024

An we are back to Manjaro
Fresh install (same ISO) of Manjaro Gnome Minimal Edition. No issues.

Apr 5, 2024

Just updated kernel to 6.6.25-1 and NVIDIA drivers to 550.67
No issues.

April 11, 2024

Fresh Install of Manjaro Gnome
I have exciting news. Our Dell Precision PC suffered from an unusual bug where certain distributions would cause the monitor to emit a noticable whitenoise.
I am happy to say that today’s fresh install. so far, has eliminated the hissing.

I will update this timeline as updates becomes available and document system configuration and tweaks here. If you have questions or suggestion then leave a comment bellow.

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