Manjaro ARM Beta1 with Phosh (PinePhone)

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Manjaro ARM with Phosh (PinePhone)

The Manjaro ARM project is proud to announce our first BETA release for the PinePhone running Phosh!

This image are running the 5.7 kernel from, which is designed for the PinePhone.


  • Firefox uses a dedicated configuration and plays videos on Youtube pretty well
  • Camera app with access to back and front camera, including autofocus
  • Auto-Rotate function we had to remove
  • Welcome wizard for easy setup of the device
  • We have now a working Torch in the quick-access-menu
  • Prime phone functions working, including resume from deep-sleep and free speaking
  • Recording of audio works
  • Most applications got added to scale-to-fit
  • Haptic feedback functions are given
  • Optimized keyboard layout for terminal
  • Maps with working GPS
  • Volume buttons working
  • Sensors fully functional
  • Easy access to Bluetooth, Wlan, Rotate and Mobile functions via quick settings
  • Default branch is arm-unstable. This can be changed by editing /etc/pacman-mirrors.conf
  • This image uses a Crust enabled uboot

Changes since Alpha4

  • calls is now able to dial local network numbers incl. service numbers
  • Gnome got updated to 3.38 release series
  • We added Gnome-Authenticator
  • Most apps got ported to libhandy1
  • Megapixels gained autofocus feature
  • Squeekboard supports now emojs

Security notice:

  • update your system to the latest kernel to fix bluetooth bleeding tooth issue

Currently broken:

  • N/A

Known issues

  • it may take longer to wake up from deep-sleep mode when a call is incoming. Most of the time that call will vibrate only.
  • UI becomes unresponsive after a while.
  • Lots of apps are still missing or are not mobile friendly yet.


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