# Pinebook Pro Manjaro ARM - Install Manjaro on a microSD card so you don't have to overwrite your custom Debian that came with your Pinebook Pro. - Go [here](https://www.manjaro.org/download/#pinebook-pro) to download and install to a microSD card using Etcher. ### General Tips & Tricks - Install man pages (from terminal) - sudo pacman -S man-pages - sudo pacman -S man-db - Update The System (from terminal) - sudo pacman -Syu - Install Flatpak (from terminal) - sudo pacman -S flatpak - flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://dl.flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo - restart computer - Install Snaps ([Click Here](https://snapcraft.io/docs/installing-snap-on-arch-linux)) > [name=pb1051] I had to install $pacman base-devel on my system to finish this install - Enable AUR - Open menu bottom left - Type 'software' - Choose 'Add or Remove Software' - This will open pamac-manager - On the menu bar toward right side you will see 3 dots in a line click on this and choose 'preferences' - Click on AUR and enable - Now you can use the paman-manager to install software including packages from AUR - Use yay in the terminal to search for AUR packages Ex: yay -Ss firefox ### CPU Power - To set CPU governer to performance install the following programs and GUI. - sudo pacman -S cpupower - sudo pacman -S cpupower-gui - Open GUI and set to performance ### Alternate CPU Power - sudo systemctl enable cpupower.service - sudo systemctl start cpupower.service - sudo pacman -S xfce4-cpufreq-plugin - Go to panel and add new item, search CPU and add CPU Freq Monitor. ### Software I've installed - Mega.nz (cloud back-up) - Audacity (audio editing) - Chromium (browser) - Bomber (game arcade bomber) - Filezilla - Hexchat - Openshot (video editor) - Telegram (social chat) - Geany (lightweight IDE) - Phoronix Test Suite - Visual Studio Code OSS - Audacious