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testing for MX 18.3

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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by beardedragon » Mon May 13, 2019 11:25 am

manyroads wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:51 am
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What I saw from @Dolphin_Oracle in a thread here was an estimate for MX with Buster sometime in late summer-early fall (Northern Hemisphere). That's half of your question... :popcorn:
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by asqwerth » Mon May 13, 2019 11:41 am

MX18.3 won't be Buster. This is supposed to be an updated version of MX18 with bug fixes.
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by beardedragon » Mon May 13, 2019 11:43 am

asqwerth wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 11:41 am
MX18.3 won't be Buster. This is supposed to be an updated version of MX18 with bug fixes.
Ahah, so will it be available as a normal upgrade?
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by Paul.. » Mon May 13, 2019 11:48 am

Correct

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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Mon May 13, 2019 12:14 pm

18.3 will be approximately released when its ready. but May. Maybe an RC this week. Stay tuned.
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Mon May 13, 2019 12:16 pm

beardedragon wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 11:25 am
manyroads wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:51 am
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What I saw from @Dolphin_Oracle in a thread here was an estimate for MX with Buster sometime in late summer-early fall (Northern Hemisphere). That's half of your question... :popcorn:
Thanks! :happy:
[/quote]

yeah, 19 will be buster. and despite buster's "feature freeze", its still a moving target. I'm not even joking a little. If we did a buster release a month ago, recent updates would have broken it. They keep shifting dependencies definitions on certain key packages.

but if you want to get in on the early buster goodness, check out antiX 19 alpha. its rough but alphas are supposed to be :happy:
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by manyroads » Mon May 13, 2019 1:22 pm

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 12:16 pm
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but if you want to get in on the early buster goodness, check out antiX 19 alpha. its rough but alphas are supposed to be :happy:
Sorry for being off topic but... :p
I have to say I like the antiX19 alpha. I have been trying really hard to tweak every knob I know and a many that I don't; it runs like the Eveready bunny and just keeps on ticking. :bagoverhead:
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by figueroa » Mon May 13, 2019 1:37 pm

dolphin_oracle wrote:
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64bit
linux-image-4.19.0-5-amd64-unsigned
linux-headers-4.19.0-5-amd64

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linux-image-4.19.0-5-686-pae-unsigned
linux-headers-4.19.0-5-686-pae
Upgraded both on identical older hardware using Synamptic. Works fine as intended.

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CPU: Dual Core: AMD Athlon 7850 type: MCP speed: 1400 MHz min/max: 1400/2800 MHz 
Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] driver: nouveau v: kernel
The 32 bit machine had been running 4.15.0-1 and also has VirtualBox installed.
The 64 bit machine had been running 4.19.0-1 with no VirtualBox installed.
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by beardedragon » Mon May 13, 2019 2:45 pm

manyroads wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 1:22 pm
dolphin_oracle wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 12:16 pm
[...]
but if you want to get in on the early buster goodness, check out antiX 19 alpha. its rough but alphas are supposed to be :happy:
Sorry for being off topic but... :p
I have to say I like the antiX19 alpha. I have been trying really hard to tweak every knob I know and a many that I don't; it runs like the Eveready bunny and just keeps on ticking. :bagoverhead:
I hopped over here:
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Re: testing for MX 18.3

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Post by mx-2018 » Mon May 13, 2019 2:53 pm

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 12:16 pm
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yeah, 19 will be buster. and despite buster's "feature freeze", its still a moving target. I'm not even joking a little. If we did a buster release a month ago, recent updates would have broken it. They keep shifting dependencies definitions on certain key packages....
And despite the challenge, the MX team have been able to keep the MX Linux stable?
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