MX-19.3: MX Linux, DistroWatch number 1 has been updated

MX-19.3: MX Linux, DistroWatch number 1 has been updated

MX-19.3: MX Linux, DistroWatch number 1 has been updated

Yesterday, 11 of November 2020 it was a great day for all those passionate Linuxers that they have been using and / or following the trajectory of MX Linux, GNU / Linux Distro that has been around for a long time, first of all in the ranking from the well-known website of DistroWatch.

La version or update released under the name of «MX-19.3»Brings us pleasant surprises and useful news that we will announce in this publication.

MX Linux: Continues to Lead the DistroWatch Ranking with More Surprises

MX Linux: Continues to Lead the DistroWatch Ranking with More Surprises

Before entering fully to comment on the news included in MX-19.3, it is worth briefly describing for those who are not users or followers of MX Linux, which is:

"A GNU / Linux Distro made cooperatively between the antiX and MX Linux communities. And it is part of a family of Operating Systems that are designed to combine elegant and efficient desktops with high stability and robust performance. Its graphical tools provide an easy way to accomplish a wide variety of tasks, while Live USB and snapshot tools legacy from antiX add impressive portability and excellent remastering capabilities. In addition, it has extensive support available through videos, documentation and a very friendly forum".

Yes, after reading this publication you want to know more about MX Linux, we invite you to read our last related post about bliss GNU / Linux Distro, in the link placed below:

MX Linux: Continues to Lead the DistroWatch Ranking with More Surprises
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MX Linux: Continues to Lead the DistroWatch Ranking with More Surprises

MX-19.3: November 2021 update

MX-19.3: November 2021 update

According to its developers, MX-19.3 is

"The third update of MX-19, which consists of bug fixes and application updates since our original version of MX-19. If you are already running MX-19, there is no need to reinstall it. All packages are available through the regular update channel".

What does MX-19.3 bring us new?

In Blog of Official website we list the following what's new about MX-19.3 from many others including:

  1. For standard versions of MX-19.3 (32-bit and 64-bit) the latest kernel from Debian GNU / Linux, that is, the Kernel 4.19. With the difference, that now the kernel will be updated automatically along with the Debian sources, by default. Whereas, for the branch of the ISO AHS (Advanced Hardware Support) and the ISO under KDE Plasma, a Kernel 5.8, table 20, and a new updated firmware package.
  2. For all versions and ISOs it includes the latest available updates from Debian GNU / Linux 10.6 (Buster) and MX's own Repositories.
  3. The main applications will come in the following versions:
  • XFCE: 4.14
  • plasma: 5.15
  • GIMP: 2.10.12
  • TABLE: 18.3.6 and 20.1.8 for ISO AHS.
  • Debian kernel: 4.19 and 5.8 for ISO AHS.
  • Firefox browser: 82
  • VLC Video Player: 3.0.11
  • Clementine Sound Player: 1.3.1
  • Thunderbird client email: 68.12.0
  • Office suite: LibreOffice 6.1.5 plus security fixes.

However, in MX repositories, is as usual many more external applications such as LibreOffice 7.0 and native to MX, from the version 19.2, among which the following can be mentioned:

  • MX-Installer.
  • MX-Snapshot.
  • mx-packageinstaller

If you want more information related to MX-19.3 and DistroWatch click the following link.

What if I already use MX-19.X or MX-18.X?

If you are already a user of this extraordinary GNU / Linux Distro, be sure to read the following link on how to carry out the due process of updating it, to achieve a successful migration process: MX Linux migration.

MX-19.3: Beautiful Distro

And if you are not, a user of MX Linux, do not get carried away to the first by its code name "Ugly Duckling" and its minimalist Desktop based on XFCE, since, with happiness GNU / Linux Distro y Desktop Environment, you can make extraordinary customizations and optimizations, just like the one you see, in the image immediately above. And then you can turn all of that into a personal, installable and live respin (live), ideal for use in a Pen drive.

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We hope this "useful little post" about «MX-19.3», the new version or update available of MX Linux, GNU / Linux Distro that still ranks first in the ranking from the well-known website of DistroWatch; is of great interest and utility, for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of «GNU/Linux».

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