Built using the MEPIS Linux 7.0 core including the MEPIS 2.6.22 kernel and utilities, along with selected additions from Debian Lenny, this lightweight OS is especially appropriate for older hardware and users who like a very fast functional system.
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Applications used in antiX-M7.2
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antiX-M7.2 “VETËVENDOSJE!” comes with a wide range of applications.
antiX-M7.2 uses a 2.6.22-18.smp MEPIS kernel.
Fluxbox window manager is default, but icewm is also included.
antiX also uses some Rox applications as well as rox-filer.