MX Linux is a Linux distribution that we prefer at iGuRu.gr. It is based on the Debian firm and came from a collaboration between the antiX and MEPIS Linux communities that has stopped growing.
It uses Xfce as the default desktop, and is an operating system that combines an elegant and efficient desktop with simple settings, high stability, stable performance and minimal footprint.
In short, it's a fairly light distribution that does not sacrifice quality.
Yesterday dolphin_oracle announced the first beta of version 18.
"We are pleased to make MX Linux 18 beta 1 available for testing. Comes with the latest updates from the Debian 9.6, antiX and MX repositories:
GIMP 2.10, MESA 18.2.6 firmware, 4.19.5 Linux kernel, Firefox 63.0.3, VLC 3.0.3, Clementine 1.3.1, Thunderbird 52.9.1, and LibreOffice 6.0.1.
Mx-installer (based on gazelle-installer) now includes options for LUKS encryption in root, home and swap. Mx-codecs have been updated to install new S3 texture packs that are especially important for Valve / Steam games.
Improved localization: almost all mx-apps received updated translations
New Conky configurations, the screen has more locale options.
Custom Thunar actions ..
You can read more in the official announcement.