Complication for Modern X 2.0

There have recently been issues in the production of Modern X 2.0. This is temporary and will be fixed eventually, but in the meantime continue using 1.3 getting the newest software updates.


Pages at SUSE Studio

Some of you may have been sent to this site by the Modern X SUSE Studio Pages. I’d like to let everybody know that the SUSE Studio pages will not be always updated. An example of this deprecated information is the codenames of Modern X. For the new codenames see “Other Information”. Most of the information here will never be updated on SUSE Studio again. Of course you can still download from there, but I strongly recommend you use this website.

Leaks from the developer!

Modern X 1.3, I find is very cliche. It isn’t much different from other popular GNOME based distributions. The next version, 2.0 will be different. It’s base will be much the same but the desktop environment I hope will be a new project I’m working on called MXLDE or Modern X Lightweight Desktop Environment. That is all I can leak for now but I plan to release betas before the actual thing. I don’t know even when I can provide the betas but I am working on it. When 2.0 stable is released, I suggest you upgrade as quickly as possible, because help will cease to be given for 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 in stages. Have a good time till then, and please remain Xusers!


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Also, I am working out a way for you to submit errors on the site, but in the meantime, submit all issues in the comments or in a post that is closer to your problem.

New version coming soon!!

Some of you may have driver issues such as speakers, microphones, and touchpads, but most of that will be fixed in the new update. Also PackageKit will have a GUI to make updates easier.

Modern X 1.2 will become 1.3

Modern X Mobile Intel AMD 1.2 will become 1.3

Modern X Graphical Minimum 1.1 will become 1.2

Modern X Core 1.1 will remain 1.1

New Version of Modern X

Modern X has been updated to version 1.2

Modern X Mobile Intel AMD has been updated to version 1.2

Modern X Graphical Minimum has been updated to version 1.1

Modern X Core has been updated to version 1.1


The main addition is that it is now set to ask for system language and system keyboard layout on first boot.