MX-19 BETA 2.1 released with Xfce 4.14
The MX team has announced the public availability of MX-19 BETA 2.1, a development release before upcoming MX-19 stable release. This release includes latest updates from Debian Buster, antiX repositories and MX repositories.
MX-19 BETA 2.1 Application Menu
The main highlight of MX-19 BETA 2.1 is Xfce 4.14, the latest stable release of MX’s flagship desktop environment. MX might be the first Debian derivative to ship Xfce 4.14.
What else in MX-19 BETA 2.1?
As mentioned earlier, the main highlight of MX-19 BETA 2.1 would the availability of the Xfce 4.14. It also includes other packages from upstream projects. A brief list is provided below.
- Xfce 4.14
- GIMP 2.10.12
- MESA 18.3.6
- Linux Kernel 4.19 from Debian
- Firefox 69
- VLC 3.0.8
- Clementine 1.3.1
- Thunderbird 60.8.0
- LibreOffice 6.1.5
In addition to package updates, MX-19 BETA 2.1 also has the following changes.
- New and updated MX-apps
- MX-installer (based on gazelle-installer) fixes some automount related issues.
- MX Date & Time utility makes clock setting easier.
- formatusb tool for formatting USB storage devices
- MX-packageinstaller is now capable of showing version number for flatpak applications.
- MX-updater no more require the password to check updates.
- improved wallpaper & artworks.
- better translations.
For further information on MX-19 BETA 2.1 release, see the official release announcement.
The following section showcases some screens captured in MX-19 BETA 2.1
01 MX Welcome02 MX Desktop - First impression03 Application Menu04 Thunar File Manager05 Midnight Commander FM06 Xfce Terminal07 Multitasking Overview08 Firefox browser09 VLC Media Player10 Clementine Music Player11 Loading GIMP 2.1012 GIMP Editor13 MX Documentation14 Featherpad Editor15 nomacs image viewer16 Xfce Settings17 MX Tools18 MX Package Installer19 MX Package Installer - Flatpak20 Xfce4 Screen Saver21 MX Date and Time22 MX Tweak23 MX Conky24 Desktop Settings25 Synaptic package manager26 htop utility27 Task Manager28 Shutdown confirmation