Although the official image for Pinebook Pro is Manjaro with KDE, of course nothing prevents you from installing a different desktop environment or even a different operating system. We have good news for GNOME fans. Official Manjaro GNOME image will be provided with Manjaro ARM 21.06 release.
Manjaro’s developers offer a range of desktop environments for Pinebook Pro to choose from. Until now, you could install KDE (default environment), MATE and XFCE. GNOME fans could use an unofficial image created by the community.
We have good news for Gnome fans. Official Manjaro GNOME image will be provided with Manjaro ARM 21.06 release. At the moment, you can download the development version here.