The MX Linux development team he said today the release of MX Linux 21.1 as the first point release of the latest version of MX Linux 21 "Wildflower".
MX Linux 21.1 is here four and a half months after the release of MX Linux 21, which is the first release of the Debian GNU / Linux 11 based "Bullseye" distribution.
The new version is based on Debian GNU / Linux 11.3, and restores the disk management utility to ISO images, adds various enhancements to the installer, updates many of the pre-installed packages, and introduces the mx-samba-config utility for those who want to configure Samba and CIFS with UI on desktops.
Additionally, this version upgrades the kernel version of the AHS (Advanced Hardware Support) image, which has the default Xfce desktop interface, to Linux 5.16. The previous version of the MX Linux 21 AHS had the Linux 5.14 kernel, which reached the end of its life at the end of November 2021.
"The MX-21.1 is the first release of the MX-21 release, and consists of bug fixes, cores and application updates from our original MX-21 release. If you are already using the MX-21, you do not need to reinstall it. The packages are already available through the regular information channel ", the developers report.
If you want to install the latest version of MX Linux on a new computer, it is highly recommended that you download the latest ISO images of MX Linux 21.1, which are available for 64-bit and 32-bit systems with Xfce, KDE Plasma desktop environments .
On the other hand if you are already running MX Linux 21, all you need to do is make sure you have the latest updates installed.
For this, you need to run the command:
sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade
We have been recommending distribution for several years MX Linux, to anyone who wants to try Linux. The distribution is very friendly for novice users and will automatically install as many drivers as your system needs.
If you're using Windows and want to give Linux a try, this distribution is a good place to start.