MX-17 beta 3 images are now available for download and testing.
blog post: https://mxlinux.org/mx-17-beta-3
https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-lin ... X17/beta3/
The beta 3 features the following :
latest live system changes and fixes from the antiX project
the latest updates from debian (stretch)
the 32 bit iso has a PAE kernel. The non-pae has been removed (really this time).
updated packages, including libreoffice 5.4.1
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 (apt-notifier), 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 (current wallpaper is not final, just being used for beta 2 release)
several pre-packaged conky configurations (see conky-manager to change and select)
french localization of the Thunar custom actions menu (more to come hopefully)
hdpi and xhdpi arc-themes
fixes to remaster and snapshot
all the updated mx-tools that have french help files will use them if fr is the locale language
misc. changes to most of the other mx-apps
tweaks to the live-boot screens , including new background artwork
cli-aptiX, the commandline/console package manager from antiX, is preinstalled.
expanded live-usb persistence file sizes (up to 20GB)
updated conky, mx-conky and default conky set.
neofetch (like screenfetch) for diagnostics and showing off.
MX-Tweak now has an option to enable hibernate on the logout menu. To use hibernate, you must run "sudo update-initramfs -u -k all" before use, as well as have a swap partition with a size greater than or equal to your RAM.[
The manual has been been updated for MX-17 but its not final.
Translations are not yet complete for the new mx-apps and some are still being updated.
Some testers during alpha reported shutdown problems when using the encrypted home option. We have included a fix, but it has received limited testing.
Feedback here: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback
Please post conky comments here: The MX-17 conkies
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).
We expect a somewhat shorter test cycle for this release, as we move toward release-canditate (RC) status.
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