HELP: MX Sound Card

To select the sound card you want to use in MX Linux, whether permanently or merely for a particular purpose, follow this sequence:

  • Use the pull-down menu to select the sound card you want to use.
  • On the next screen, you may run the test to make sure you have selected the correct card.


Development history: BitJam (antiX), Adrian GUI

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v. 20150603

HELP: MX Package Installer

MX Package Installer

This help is for the MX15/16/17 version of MX Package Installer.  The MX14 version maintains a version of "Popular Applications" tab as a standalone app.

mxpi-1.pngOperation is straightforward.

  • Click Start menu ≻ System ≻ MX Package installer and provide the root password

Popular Applications Tab:

HELP: MX Boot Repair


  • Boot to the LiveMedium and click Start Menu ≻ System ≻ MX Boot Repair and select the appropriate option.
  • GRUB
    • Reinstall a new bootloader. (UEFI support except in MX14)
    • Repair the bootloader by regenerating the GRUB configuration file (grub.cfg). This is the most common use of this application, turned to when it is not possible to boot into any partition where the user could run:

HELP: Disk Manager

General caution

  • Because Disk Manager writes directly to a critical system configuration file, make sure all the right boxes are checked and all the right settings are applied before you exit. If you have questions about how to proceed, post over on the MX Forum.
  • DM is intended for use on local partitions only. If you have remote partitions listed in fstab, they will be ignored or possibly even destroyed, so check fstab before rebooting.

Menu bar

  • File
    • Save: saves the current settings.


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