MX-17 Release Candidate 1 now available

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MX-17 RC1 images are now available for download.

direct download:

https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/Testing/MX17/RC1/

torrents:
32 bit  Linuxtracker

64 bit  Linuxtracker

 

The RC 1 features the following :

latest live system changes and fixes from the antiX project
the latest updates from debian (stretch) (debian 9.3)
4.13.0-1 kernels 
We still ship a 32 bit iso!  The 32 bit iso has a PAE kernel for RAM usage above ~4GB
updated packages, including libreoffice 5.4.1
themable notifications (see Notifications in Xfce Settings)
new and updated mx-apps
mx-tweak replaces mx-defaultlook and provides one-stop spot for simple compositor (Xfce or Compton), panel, and other "tweak" type changes
mx-conky provides a method for doing simple edits to conky files (color changes, etc...)
mx-network-assistanct replaces mx-broadcom-manager as a general purpose network troubleshooting tool.
mx-tools now has a larger interface
mx-iDevice-mounter for helping get iPhone and similar devices mounted in the file manager.
changes to the update mananger (formerly apt-notifer, now mx-updater), including new themes available in preferences
the applications menu now has a mx-tools submenu to help organize the menu a little bit.
nomacs as the new default image viewer
featherpad, a qt-based text editor with tabbed interface and code markup, replaces leafpad.
new art work and icons 
several pre-packaged conky configurations (see conky-manager to change and select)
localization of the Thunar custom actions menu (9 languages)
hdpi and xhdpi arc-themes
all the antiX live features, including persistence (up to 20GB!) and remaster
the antiX snapshots features via mx-snapshot
all the updated mx-tools that have french help files will use them if fr is the locale language
mx-welcome updates
translation updates to most mx-apps
tweaks to the live-boot screens , including new background artwork
cli-aptiX, the commandline/console package manager from antiX, is preinstalled.
neofetch (like screenfetch) for diagnostics and showing off.
updated manual, help files, and wiki entries

Known Issues:
if a different conky configuration is chosen on the live media, that configuration will not autostart automatically if you later do a full install.  Workaround is to simply re-enable the previously chosen configuration in conky manager after install.

Feedback here:   MX-17 RC1 Feedback thread

If posting hardware issues, please post the output of the terminal command "inxi -F" 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).