MX-18 Beta 1 available for testing

MX-18-beta1

December 3, 2018

Updated iso images 

–direct download: 

https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-lin … ting/MX18/

We are pleased to offer MX-18 Beta 1 for testing.

Updated packages

The latest updates from debian 9.6 (stretch), antiX and MX repos.

GIMP 2.10
MESA 18.2.6
updated firmware
4.19.5 kernel
Updated packages (sample)
Browser: Firefox 63.0.3
Video Player: VLC 3.0.3
Music Manager/Player: Clementine 1.3.1
Email client: Thunderbird 52.9.1
Office suite: LibreOffice 6.0.1

–New and updated mx-apps

system-keyboard and system-locale options allow easy access to configuration of system default keyboard and locales management
Updates to MX Package Installer, including faster performance, flatpaks, and Popular Apps entries.
mx-installer (based on gazelle-installer) now includes LUKS encrypted root, home, and swap partition options.
mx-codecs updated to install updated S3 texture packs (important for Valve/Steam games in particular)
(most mx-apps have already updated thru the standard update channel)

Improved localization
almost all mx-apps received translation updates (we love translators!)

Misc.
New conky configs (conky-manager for selections)
lightdm-gtk-greeter (the login screen) now has locale selection options
Thunar custom actions updates:
use default text editor for “Edit as Root” rather than a hard-coded editor
add sha hash verification option
removed “Change Owner to…” actions

Known issues with beta: nvidia drivers in the main repo may not build against the new kernel. New nvidia-drivers will be moved to main closer to Final Release of MX18. 

Please place any feedback here: MX-18 Beta 1 Feedback

If posting hardware issues, please post the output of the terminal command “inxi -F” or use our “Quick-system-info” from the menu, at a minimum.

If posting nvidia-installer issues, please post the contents of /var/log/ddm.log.

If posting remaster issues, please include the contents of /var/log/live/live-remaster.log

If posting issues with MX-PackeageInstaller “Popular Apps”, please post contents of /var/log/mxpi.log or /var/log/mxpi.log.old (whichever contains the log of your issue). 

Thank you!

Dolphin Oracle (on behalf of the MX Dev Team)

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