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MX Linux 17: the third beta version clicked through

| 29. November 2017 | Comments Off on MX Linux 17: the third beta version clicked through

MX, AntiX, Mepis, Debian – the source of MX Linux goes back to 2007, the distribution is a cooperation of Mepis and AntiX developers and uses Xfce as the default desktop. Thanks to the 32bit version and a PAE kernel, it is suitable for use on older hardware. For more details about MX and its […]

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Multimedia keys and MPRIS2

| 28. November 2017 | Comments Off on Multimedia keys and MPRIS2

I had already reported about the new multimedia control in the Pulseaudio plugin. In the meantime, there was a small bugfix release (0.3.2) which does not require a major mention. But with the release of version 0.3.3, the range of functions has been extended by something important – or at least something very popular: music […]

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Work in progress: openSUSE Xfce live ISOs

| 9. October 2017 | Comments Off on Work in progress: openSUSE Xfce live ISOs

On the openSUSE rolling branch Tumbleweed mailing list there is a pleasing sign of life regarding Xfce. Up to now, only Gnome and KDE were available as a live image, which meant for Xfce users the detour via network or DVD installation. Now Stefan Seyfried has announced to create live images from the OBS repository […]

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Pulseaudio plugin with music control

| 2. October 2017 | Comments Off on Pulseaudio plugin with music control

Most people probably know the Pulseaudio plugin in the Xfce panel. Previously, its functionality was limited to volume control and mute, both of which could be done using keyboard shortcuts or the mouse. Now Xubuntu Technical Lead and Xfce developer Sean Davis has added a lot of new features to the plugin with version 0.3.0 […]

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