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MX 17 beta 2 (get it while its hot)

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MX 17 beta 2 (get it while its hot)

#1 Postby dolphin_oracle » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:35 pm

MX-17 beta 2 images are now available for download and testing.

direct download:

https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-lin ... X17/beta2/

32bit linuxtracker

64bit linuxtracker

The beta 2 features the following :

latest live system changes and fixes from the antiX project
the latest updates from debian (stretch)
4.13.0-0 kernels
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.
gthumb replaces shotwell and mirage (both still available in mx-packageinstaller)
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
mx-welcome tweaks
misc. changes to most of the other mx-apps
tweaks to the live-boot screens
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.

Known Issues

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.

Please post any feedback here: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

Please post conky comments here: The MX-17 conkies

Any questions about the manual, post here: Beta 2 manual sections 1 thru 3

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).

Thank you!

Dolphin Oracle (on behalf of the MX dev team).
eeepc 904ha antix 17 32 bit (streaming media player)
lenovo ThinkPad T530 - MX-17
lenovo s21e - antiX-17, MX17(live-usb)

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