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CRUX 2.2 is finally released. The highlights of this release include udev support out of the box, GCC 4.0.3, glibc 2.3.6 and X11R6.9. Per Lidén, the creator of CRUX, has retired from the project because of personal reasons. CRUX will, however, live on as

CRUX 2.2 has been released now

CRUX 2.2 is finally released. The highlights of this release include udev support out of the box, GCC 4.0.3, glibc 2.3.6 and X11R6.9. Per Lidén, the creator of CRUX, has retired from the project because of personal reasons. CRUX will, however, live on as a team effort developed by the former CLC (CRUX Linux Community) team. We wish Per good luck in his future endeavours and thank him for providing a stable base for us to improve on.

About the Crux

CRUX is a lightweight, i686-optimized Linux distribution targeted at experienced Linux users. The primary focus of this distribution is keep it simple, which is reflected in a straightforward tar.gz-based package system, BSD-style initscripts, and a relatively small collection of trimmed packages. The secondary focus is utilization of new Linux features and recent tools and libraries. CRUX also has a ports system which makes it easy to install and upgrade applications.

Some changes

1. Switched from devfs to udev to support current kernels

2. New rsync based ports backend

3. base' ports collection renamed to core

4. contrib' is now a user contributed collection

5. Updates worth mentioning:

  • GCC 4.0.3
  • GNU C Library 2.3.6
  • X11R6.9

For Download

Click here to Download http://crux.nu/Main/Download

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Posted on: March 20, 2008

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