MX Linux 18.3 Released, Which bringing updated MX applications And an improved MX Manual

The MX Linux Team has announced the release of MX Linux 18.3.

It’s a minor release of MX Linux 18 series.

This minor release bringing updated MX applications and an improved MX manual. Also, fixed an existing bugs.

Existing users are no need to reinstall. All bug fixes and additions software’s will be pushed through the regular update channel.

MX Linux is a mid weight Desktop oriented Linux operating system based on Debian stable and using core antiX components and featuring a customized Xfce desktop, with additional software created and/or packaged by the MX community.

Updated Packages:

The latest updates were back ported all the packages from Debian 9.9 (stretch), antiX and MX repos.

New And Updated Mx-Apps:

  • The kernel has been updated to 4.19.37-2, which included “zombieload” patch as well.
  • Existing users can change kernels with the kernels section of MX-PackageInstaller ->Popular Apps, if they wish to change.
  • mx-installer is based on gazelle-installer.
  • The installer workflow has been reworked to allow the user to enter system configuration selections while the major system copy is proceeding, speeding up the actual installation time for the user.
  • Improvements to the UEFI boot installation routines have been added as well, along with a ton of of other bug fixes.

The MX Manual Updates:

Updated mx-manual with revised sections and screenshots, especially pertaining to the installer.

The antiX live-USB system:

All the antiX live-USB features, including persistence (up to 20GB!) and remaster.
Significant improvements to the live-usb-maker system.

Report Bugs:

If you found any issues, you are free to register a bug. Also, MX team is requesting us to fill a bug if we found any issue while using MX Linux.

  • For hardware issues – Add the output of the terminal command “inxi -Fxrz” or use our “Quick-system-info” from the menu.
  • For nvidia-installer issues – Add the contents of /var/log/ddm.log.
  • For installer issues – Add the contents of /var/log/minstall.log and /var/log/minstall.conf file.
  • For remaster issues – Add the contents of /var/log/live/live-remaster.log file.
  • For MX-Package Installer (Popular Apps) issues – Add the contents of /var/log/mxpi.log or /var/log/mxpi.log.old file.

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