MX-19.4 now available!

March 31, 2021

Updated iso images
–direct download:
32 bit Xfce/fluxbox with debian standard 4.19 kernel

64 bit Xfce/fluxbox debian with standard 4.19 kernel

64 bit Xfce/fluxbox with AHS 5.10 kernel

64 bit KDE/plasma with AHS 5.10 kernel

Mirrors will populate over time. Other download locations: https://mxlinux.org/download-links/

Torrents here: https://mxlinux.org/torrent-files/

We are pleased to offer MX-19.4 for your use.

MX-19.4 is the fourth refresh of our MX-19 release, consisting of bugfixes and application updates since our original release of MX-19. If you are already running MX-19, there is no need to reinstall. Packages are all available thru the regular update channel.

Migration notes are here: https://mxlinux.org/migration

The standard MX-19.4 releases (32 bit and 64 bit) feature the latest debian 4.19 kernel.

The AHS (Advanced Hardware Support) iso features a debian 5.10.24 kernel, mesa 20.3 updates, as well as a new updated firmware packages.

The KDE iso has also been updated, and being based on AHS, also has the 5.10.24 kernel and updated firmware and mesa packages.

As usual, this release includes the latest updates from debian 10.6 (buster) and MX repos.

Xfce 4.14 or KDE/plasma 5.15
GIMP 2.10.12
MESA 18.3.6 (20.3.4 ahs)
Latest debian 4.19 kernel (5.10 ahs)
Browser: Firefox 87
Video Player: VLC 3.0.12
Music Manager/Player: Clementine 1.3.1
Email client: Thunderbird 68.12.0 (78.9 available in test repo)
Office suite: LibreOffice 6.1.5 (plus security fixes) (LO 7 is available in MX-Packageinstaller->Popular Apps)
and more in the MX repositories.

–New and updated mx-apps since 19.3. Highlights include:

mx-installer (based on gazelle-installer) password strength indicator and other improvements.
mx-snapshot – misc. enhancements, including a new cli mode suitable for scripting.
mx-packageinstaller – updated kernel entries and misc. improvements
mx-tweak – fixes to custom theme set features
system-keyboard-qt – a new tool for setting your systemwide keyboard (unlike the Xfce keyboard tool, which is session oriented)
job-scheduler – a gui front end for the cron job system standard on most linux distros.

Many mx-apps received translation updates (we love translators)

Any specific bugs can go to our Bug Manager at bugs.mxlinux.org

If posting hardware issues, please post the output of “quick-system-info” from the menu (now in the default favorites!) or terminal, 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 installer issues, please include the contents of /var/log/minstall.log
If posting issues with MX-PackageInstaller “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 to all the contributors, supporters, and enthusiasts. MX-19 is for you.

Thank you!

Dolphin Oracle (on behalf of the MX Dev Team)

MX Linux