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Midweight Xfce distro based on Debian Stable
Midweight Xfce distro based on Debian Stable

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Posted a update to MX Workbench the LiveDVD/USB for sysadmins, a respin of MX Linux: has a bunch of tools: clonezilla, testdisk, photorec, wireshark, gparted, nwipe, and many more, all in a customizabile with persistency, remastering and snapshotting LiveDVD or LiveUSB.

Forum post: http://bit.ly/2MtIvIJ

SourceForge Link: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/Snapshots/Community_Respins/

--Adrian
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Monthly snapshots are up http://bit.ly/mx-monthly
About 70 packages were updated since July.
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Hey guys, just a heads up, most of the MX apps will get updated shortly (probably tomorrow) it's just small changes, I finally fixed they icons in other themes (and Desktop Environments) so don't get afraid of these updates.

By the way. this was prompted by my playing with a KDE and LXQt respin, they are almost ready, will post the ISOs in MX Modified forum.

-- Adrian
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New MX Boot Options app ready for testing @MX_Linux
Forum post: bit.ly/2KnBcxc for feedback

Hey all, we developed a new app called MX Boot Options (thank Jerry for the idea).

Features:
- changes some boot option like timeout and default boot entry. Also you can change how the menu is displayed (flat, or with submenus: Advanced...) and you can select if if want GRUB to remember the last selected menu entry.
- installs and set up Plymouth as a boot splash, you can select the theme. You can preview themes (but only after a reboot after you installed Plymouth).
- change boot log verbosity level
- display boot log

If you boot from Live environment you get a choice to select the /root of the installation that controls booting and change the settings on that partition, it doesn't control the boot splash of the live environment (even if you use persistency).

Please give it a try and report here and let us know if something is buggy or if there's a very important feature we are missing in the tool:
64bit deb - https://github.com/MX-Linux/mx-boot-options/raw/master/mx-boot-options_0.18.7_amd64.deb
32 bit deb - https://github.com/MX-Linux/mx-boot-options/raw/master/mx-boot-options_0.18.7_i386.deb

Known issues:
- no translations yet
- theme preview works only after a reboot
- it doesn't handle GRUB installed by other OS on another partition, this tool is for managing GRUB on your primary /root partition that controls booting (so if you have another OS and the GRUB of that OS controls booting this won't help). Installing GRUB and setting that as default is out of the scope of this app.
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MX-17.1 July snapshot available http://bit.ly/mx-monthly
Includes Debian 9.5 updates, new versions of Firefox and Thunderbird. MX Installer got some refinements, MX Packageinstaller has been updated to support translations (some available now, the rest are upcoming)
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Uploaded new MX Linux monthly snapshots bit.ly/mx-monthly
about 30 updates, more relevant: Firefox and Thunderbird got updated, new MX Cleanup app, updated MX Live USB Maker to clarify the interface. The installer got some fixes.
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Just a quick update: prompted by users requests we released MX Cleanup a simple tool for removal of temp files, cache, old debs, and the like. At the same time we retire that functionality from MX User app.

You can install MX Cleanup manually (shows as mx-cleanup) or you can wait for mx-apps update that will come soon to pull and install the new package.
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MX Linux snapshots for May are up. Nothing special, about 30 packages were updated, among them a Firefox update 59->60, and an installer bugfix for installing @MX_Linux on ESP.
Sourforge link: http://bit.ly/mx-monthly

BTW: I've noticed that we have more subscribers to "Monthly snapshot" collection than to the main MX Linux page, maybe some people subscribed here by mistake, please subscribe to +MXLinux page directly since here we'll post only news about monthly updates. Also, if you are not interested in these monthly snapshots updates you can unsubscribe from this collection. That was the purpose of starting this "collection", we are trying to use G+ features to not bother people and allow them to subscribe to things that interests them.

BTW2: We have around 400 followers, when we get up to 500, we were thinking it would be nice to open a MX Linux forum on G+, right now we have only a "product page" which allows MX Linux devs to post, but it doesn't encourage interaction and contribution from our followers. We have similar group on Facebook that is pretty active, but not everybody is a Facebook user/fan, we want to be where people are.
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