Reviews

MX-14 | Linux Help Guy

Video review of MX 14.4 on April 16, 2015. “The two key features are rock-solid stability and friendly familiar useability. I absoloutely 100% cannot fault this distribution. When something is this good, ladies and gentlemen, do not pass it up!”

MX-14 | Linux Help Guy

Video review of MX-14.1. July 10, 2014. “I have to be honest, I am very very impressed with this distribution. It works outstandingly well…MX-14 will blow you out of the water. Who would run this distro? With the help of the video tutorials, I have to say: just about anybody. You cannot go wrong. Download it and take a look: you will not fail to be impressed.”

MX-14 | Linuxed

April 10, 2014  “I rate MX-14 as one of the most functional XFCE 4 distros I have used. It is fast, stable and efficient. I got very good battery life with MX-14 – about 4 hours of continuous surfing, consumption of media and office work. It is about 20% higher than what I got in GNOME/KDE distros. However, MX-14 is not without it’s share of vices – the desktop theme looks good but the windows manager theme looks antiquated. Menu is placed at the bottom of the left panel and is difficult to browse. But, all these can be easily corrected and are not that serious flaws. In overall, I am very impressed with MX-14 and is using it right now as my main operating system. antiX has surely come up with a gem which is truly special. I recommend it to all Linux enthusiasts to try it out – just like me you may fall in love with it!

MX-14 | Linuxed

April 10, 2014  “I rate MX-14 as one of the most functional XFCE 4 distros I have used. It is fast, stable and efficient. I got very good battery life with MX-14 – about 4 hours of continuous surfing, consumption of media and office work. It is about 20% higher than what I got in GNOME/KDE distros. However, MX-14 is not without it’s share of vices – the desktop theme looks good but the windows manager theme looks antiquated. Menu is placed at the bottom of the left panel and is difficult to browse. But, all these can be easily corrected and are not that serious flaws. In overall, I am very impressed with MX-14 and is using it right now as my main operating system. antiX has surely come up with a gem which is truly special. I recommend it to all Linux enthusiasts to try it out – just like me you may fall in love with it!”

MX-14 | Sidekick

May 19, 2014. “This is Debian Stable with up-to-date applications from the Mepis repository. And remember what I wrote before about choosing distros? One of the things to consider is the repositories. Choose a distro and you’re also choosing it’s repositories. Y’wanna talk about huge, vast, ginormous, mondo-mucho gargantuan repos? Debian has the biggest and richest repositories in the entire universe! And installing software in MX is easy with the Synaptic Package Manager. I always used Synaptic anyway rather than that slow, bloated Software Center, so again, this has been an easy transition from Xubuntu so far. And when I need support, Mepis has forums where lots of wonderful people make themselves available to technophobes like me. On my first day they helped me solve two minor problems (one just by browsing the topics and reading, and the other in reply to my screenshooter issue). I’m a happy li’l sidekick today. My technophobia has not stopped me from trying out yet another Linux distro, and this one looks like it could well take Xubuntu’s place in my heart, becoming the distro I would always “run home to.””

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