Current Release Features

Feature Overview

Core
  • Linux kernel 3.16 PAE or non-PAE 32 bit. Very stable kernel for many machines.
  • Debian Backport kernel 4.2.0-0.bpo.1-amd64. More recent kernel to cater to newer hardware
  • Debian 8.2
  • Xfce 4.12
  • Automatic enabling of Broadcom drivers b43 and b44
  • UEFI installer (64bit, experimental)
  • Details: type in terminal inxi -F
Advanced LiveUSB
  • Run in Live mode in 10 languages
  • Easy Live-remaster to make a custom LiveUSB
  • Three forms of Live persistence
  • Easy "frugal" install option
  • Many new Live boot features
  • Automatic check of all LiveUSB file systems for integrity
Properties
  • Browser: Firefox 43.0
  • Video Player: VLC 2.2.1-2
  • Music Manager/Player: Clementine 1.2.3
  • Email client: Thunderbird 38.4
  • LibreOffice 4.3.3.2
  • hplip 3.15.7-1
  • Expanded Settings Manager
One-click Extras with MX Package Installer
  • Children: Preschool, Primary, etc.
  • Graphics: Gimp, ImageMagik, Inkscape, etc.
  • Kernel: upgrade/downgrade options
  • Network: Skype, Dropbox, etc.
  • Office: GnuCash, Adobe Reader, Calibre, etc.
  • System: KDE, LXDE, MATE, etc.
  • Audio: Audacity, DeaDBeeF, Pithos, etc.
  • Video: DVDStyler, MPlayer, OpenShot, etc
MX Original Apps
  • Apt Notifier
  • Boot Repair
  • Broadcom Manager
  • Check Apt GPG
  • Codecs Installer
  • Find Shares
  • Flash Manager
  • Package Installer
  • Switch User
  • User Manager
  • Persistence/Remaster
  • Create Live USB
  • Sound Card
User Experience
  • Stable
  • Easy and flexible installation
  • Excellent hardware recognition
  • Configuration automatic for most users
  • One-click change of panel orientation
  • One-click enabling of Event sounds
  • Important applications updated regularly by Community
  • MX Tools dashboard for easy access to MX apps
  • Localization for MX apps in many languages
  • Great help through video set
  • Full Users Manual onboard and online
  • Excellent support on a friendly forum