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MX17.1 | MX Linux review: a delightful Linux distro
Published by Chris Were on December 5, 2018. He has been running it for some time now, and concludes: "Overall, this is a wonderful distribution and I can see why it's getting a lot of hype these days. It's going to stay on the machine for quite some time because it just runs so damn well."
MX17.1 | MX Linux 17.1 - more details
Published by xramtech published on Dec 5, 2018
MX 18 | Checking out MX 18 beta 1
Published by Linux & Other Stuff on Dec 4, 2018.
MX17.1 | Five Reasons to use MX Linux
Video by Switched to Linux, published on Dec 3, 2018
MX17.1 | Best Xfce distro of 2018
A review posted by Dedoimedo on December 5, 2018 in OCS Mag. Author looks at 6 distros--two of which are MX Linux!--and rates MX as the winner. Concludes with the nice comment that it is "honest, unique, fast and elegant."
MX17.1 | Product Review - MX Linux 17.1 October Snapshot
A video tour by Backyard Tech published on November 4, 2018. Though unfamiliar with the OS in any detail, he goes through it in detail, showing his appreciation with a repeated comment: "I gotta tell you, I like this very much."
MX17.1 | MX Linux 17.1 Review - The dream distro?
Video review by InfinitelyGalactic published on November 6, 2018. A very careful and enthusiastic look at MX-17.1. He looks closely at MX Tools, concluding: "MX provides the user experience that a lot of linux users want, but for some reason no one thinks to make."
MX17.1 | Why MX Linux Is the Windows Alternative You’ve Been Waiting For

Posted by Ryan Dube on October 12, 2018 on the MakeUseOf website. Very helpfulreview from the perspective of a long-time Windows user for enticing other Windows users to look at a Linux alternative. Covers installation, the Welcome screen, Package Installer and customization. He concludes: "MX Linux brings a brand new OS about as close to a Windows environment as you could ask for, at zero cost." 

MX17.1 | Hands on with MX Linux: a pleasant easy-to-install Linux distribution

Published by J. A. Watson on September 6, 2018 in his blog on ZDNet. The author reviews MX-17.1 (the August snapshot), both from a general perspective and with detailed attention to certain features. He examines the Installer screen-by-screen, explaining what each does and adding thoughtful critique along the way. He then provides the first review of the new version of the Package Installer, spelling out its utility and expressing his appreciation. Nice conclusion: "Using MX17 Linux is very pleasant. It reminds me a lot of MEPIS, in that it just all works, and everything fits together nicely."

MX17.1 | MX Tools - A year later, the toolbox got better
Posted May 25, 2018 by Dedoimedo on his website. This detailed look at MX Tools in MX-17 begins by noting the improvements in the look of the dashboard: organization, legibility, etc. He pays articular attention to Snapshot ("probably one of the most useful aspects of MX Tools") and iDevice Mounter, which he tested on his own phone when it wouldn't mount in Thunar. Finishes with some useful suggestions about future directions that might be taken.

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