After reading a few reviews and opinions I wanted to switch my main desktop environment to the Manjaro distribution. Basically it is a dual boot system with windows for the kids, wife etc... and a nice Linux environment for myself.

First thing is to change the boot sequence so it goes directly to windows. This is done in the grub configuration. The idea is to change the default selected entry from the menu to the windows one. The full entry menu name is used. Another thing to change is the resolution that is used by the GRUB boot screen.

GRUB_DEFAULT="Windows Boot Manager (on /dev/nvme1n1p2)"
# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command 'videoinfo'

As a Desktop selection I did went with the KDE Plasma Desktop as I find this very nice and also it integrates well with my Qt development environment. The customization posibilities are endless here and I basically did went with a very simple setup. One extra thing is to adapt the windows standard buttons to match the MacOS  (Breezemite extension).

Some of the packages that I like to have are the code, inkscape, openscad, kicad, qtcreator, chromium, electron, meld, mc, htop.

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