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MX Linux 17.1 Released


The latest update release of MX Linux is now available for download. The release includes the 4.15.0-1 kernels amongst a host of other updates and improvements.

MX Linux is well known for their excellent MX Apps and this release showcases a number of improvements to them including:

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MX-Updater: New “Auto-update” option in preferences for unattended upgrades.
MX-Live-USB-Maker: A new frontend to make live USB creation much easier.
MX-Tweak adds a “Config Options” tab for resetting lightdm and thunar custom actions to the new distro defaults.
almost all mx-apps received translation updates (we love translators!)

MX Package Installer includes updates to the “Popular Apps” tab and features
1) popular applications from the Debian Stable repos;
2) packages brought in from Debian Testing/Sid and properly configured;
3) packages not found in Debian repos at all but pulled from developers' websites or other distro-specific repos and also properly configured.
4) much faster performance, in-built console

Some of the packages updated in this release:

  • Browser: Firefox 58.0.2 (59 hitting repo soon via update)
  • Video Player: VLC 2.2.8-2 (3.0 in test repo)
  • Music Manager/Player: Clementine 1.3.1
  • Email client: Thunderbird 52.6
  • Office suite: LibreOffice 6.0.1
  • Backup: LuckyBackup 0.4.9-1
  • Security: Passwords and Keys 3.20.0-3.1
  • Terminal: Xfce4 Terminal 0.8.3-1

To learn more or download this release, visit MX Linux.

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