The MX Linux team have
announced the release of version 18 of their distribution. The new
release is based on Debian 9.6 "Stretch" and features both core system
updates and new versions of desktop applications. "We
are pleased to offer MX-18 Continuum. MX-18 offers the following
features: Updated packages - the latest updates from Debian 9.6
(Stretch), antiX and MX repos. GIMP 2.10 (with plugins); MESA 18.2.6;
updated firmware; 4.19.5 kernel (with blk-mq file system corruption
patch). The new kernels feature meltdown/spectre mitigation, even on the
32-bit kernel. The 32-bit ISO has a PAE kernel for RAM usage above 4GB.
Easily change kernels, say to the latest liquorix kernel or downgrade
to Debian Stable Kernel (4.9) with MX Package Installer. Browser:
Firefox 64.0. Video Player: VLC 3.0.3. Music Manager/Player: Clementine
1.3.1. Email client: Thunderbird 52.9.1. Office suite: LibreOffice
6.0.1. Some Xfce components updated (Xfce-settings, Thunar, etc...