MX-19.1 now available!

February 15, 2020 Updated iso images –direct download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/Final/ 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-19.1. for your use. MX-19.1 is a refresh of our MX-19 release, consisting of bugfixes and application updates since our original release of MX-19. If you are already running … Read more MX-19.1 now available!

Changes to MX default apt sources coming soon.

Feb 10, 2020 This week we will be removing the antiX repos from our default sources. By default, these are all contained within /etc/apt/sources.list.d/antix.list. The reason is to allow maximum flexibility for both antiX and MX to develop special versions of packages without stepping on each other’s toes. The relationship between antiX and MX has … Read more Changes to MX default apt sources coming soon.

VirtualBox Upgrade to 6.1.2 on Feb 6, 2020.

We are planning to push out an update to Virtualbox. Those of you with “saved” or “paused” virtualbox VM’s will need to shut them down before applying the update, or else risk that those “saved” and “paused” VM’s won’t operate after the update. This is try of most updates to VirtualBox, but we thought it … Read more VirtualBox Upgrade to 6.1.2 on Feb 6, 2020.

MX-Fluxbox 2.0 ready for testing

After a lot of hard work by the MX Devs and Community members, MX-Fluxbox 2.0 is ready for beta testing. The list of contributors is too long for me to spell out this early in the morning, but I am very grateful for the fantastic support the project has enjoyed. InstallationURL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bHjyyV … sp=sharing md5sum: 236376ce1cb34c7b028ce6a6506c7113 … Read more MX-Fluxbox 2.0 ready for testing

MX-fluxbox released as fully integrated overlay

MX Linux has made Desktop Environments and Window Managers available through the Package Installer since the beginning of time (well, since 2014). But those are basic vanilla install packages, essentially unaltered for MX Linux use. That pattern changed with the release on December 12 2019 of MX-fluxbox, a version of fluxbox developed specifically as a … Read more MX-fluxbox released as fully integrated overlay

live-usb-maker tool now available as an AppImage

For those non-MX or non-antiX linux users who might need to write iso images to USB sticks, we now have the joint antiX/MX live-usb-maker tool available as an AppImage. The tool has been tested on Manjaro, Debian buster and stretch, arch, Porteus, gentoo, xubuntu and ubuntu. You can use it to make a “disc-on-a-stick” similar … Read more live-usb-maker tool now available as an AppImage

New “Advanced Hardware Support” Repo (ahs for short)

The package team has been working on a special section of our main repo that will allow users to install things like new graphics stack and firmware, including updated mesa packages, xorg drivers, and the like. It also has updates to various graphics acceleration packages and some applications that may be able to make use … Read more New “Advanced Hardware Support” Repo (ahs for short)

New debian kernel available for MX 18 users

The latest debian kernel for buster (Linux mx 4.19.0-6-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.67) has been backported to our MX18-stretch repositories. For those that want to update (and there are some important security fixes), there is a new entry for the kernel in MX-PackageInstaller -> Kernels. The MXPI entry should install the kernel and headers, and … Read more New debian kernel available for MX 18 users

MX-19 “patito feo” released!

MX-19 now available! October 21, 2019 Updated iso images –direct download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/MX-19/ 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 for your use. As usual, this iso includes the latest updates from debian 10.1 (buster), antiX and MX repos. Xfce 4.14 GIMP 2.10.12MESA 18.3.6updated firmwareLatest … Read more MX-19 “patito feo” released!

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