The Cutefish Desktop is an emerging desktop environment for the GNU/Linux ecosystem. It aims to offer a more intuitive and familiar experience for the majority of users.

Manjaro Cutefish featured image

Cutefish Desktop is actively developed by the CutefishOS team and, it is expected to be the flagship desktop of CutefishOS. The CutefishOS project is still in the development phase. So, for the early birds, There are two unofficial respins of CutefishOS with Ubuntu and Manjaro foundations.

Cutefish Desktop takes its inspiration from the macOS/iOS designs. It offers a global menu, dock, launchpad application menu, and a system menu. Just like the recent desktop environments, it also provides the option to choose between a dark and light theme with a color accent.

How to download ISO for the Manjaro Cutefish?

Manjaro Cutefish images are hosted in a Github repository. The images are split into multiple parts because the Github recommendation is to keep the file size below 2GB.

For preparing the working ISO, you may follow the steps below.

  1. Visit the Manjaro Cutefish release page in Github.
  2. Download both the and .iso.z01 into the same directory.
  3. Open that directory in the terminal.
  4. Run the below command in terminal.
    zip -s- -O
  5. Extract the archive to get the .iso

Also read about helloSystem - Another mac inspired desktop implementation for BSD

Manjaro Cutefish screenshots

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