The MX community has announced the release of MX-23 Beta 1, the first development release in the MX 23 series. MX-23 inherits from Debian 12 Bookworm and brings MX-specific packages from MX repositories.

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As in the previous releases, the MX 23 will feature sysVinit by default, but the systemd will be an option for installed systems.

MX 23 Beta 1 release is available for Xfce, Plasma, and Fluxbox flavors. Fluxbox and Xfce flavors are available for 32-bit and 64-bit systems, while the Plasma flavor is only available for 64-bit systems.

What’s new in MX-23 Beta 1?

MX-23 inherits from the Debian 12 Bookworm and includes several visual and under-the-hood improvements. The key highlights in the MX-23 Beta 1 release are as follows:

  • The MX installer introduces support for swap files and swap partitions. The installer also includes many bug fixes and user experience improvements.
  • The live boot menu includes a check media option on the top level and facilitates the installation media check for possible corruption.
  • Xfce 4.18
  • Fluxbox 1.3.7
  • Plasma 5.27
  • All flavors to feature pipewire & wireplumber instead of pulseaudio.

For further information on MX-23 Beta 1, read the official announcement on project’s webiste.

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