CrunchBang Linux

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CrunchBang Linux - Linux distribution, originally created by Philip Newbury on the basis of Ubuntu, and using the Openbox window manager instead of the GNOME desktop. With the release of the summer of 2010 the 10 version switched to packet distribution Base Debian. It distributed as a Live CD.


Ceased to exist February 6, 2015 in connection with the obsolescence of architecture distribution. If 8 years ago, the project has filled a vacant niche, demanded by users, in the present conditions it is not of interest, and continues to exist except for sentimental reasons. Given occurred in recent years, changes CrunchBang author believes that the best option for the obsolete equipment is the use of a set of packages with LXDE environment in standard Debian installation or Lubuntu. However, after 10 days, 16 th February, 2015, came the news: the following content enthusiasts who do not agree with the decision of Philip Newbury support of their stop the Linux CrunchBang minimalist distro, revived the project under a new name CrunchBang ++: "At the time, CrunchBang filled the void . between efficiency and elegance We intend to keep it - but with a redesigned user interface, renovated dependencies and packages more relevant. "

CrunchBang Development Community forces officially continue under a new name - BunsenLabs Linux.

Advantages of CrunchBang

  • CrunchBang Linux creators are positioning it as a low resource consumption system that has a positive effect on his fast. That is CrunchBang Linux - speed system.
  • Fully compatibility with Ubuntu, excluding only a few packages. CrunchBang Linux uses the same exact package manager and updates, and can use the repository Ubuntu.
  • Easy to use. After installing CrunchBang supports all popular media formats, from MP3 to DVD playback and Adobe Flash. Just after the installation, you can take advantage of a large number of necessary software
  • Easy Setup "by itself". The distribution includes a highly customizable window manager Openbox. As used Conky monitoring utility, which is also perfectly amenable to adjustment by the user. And PCManFM acts as a file manager, also amenable to customization.


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Step 1. When you boot from the drive in the first place, we will see the start menu. Here, the first paragraph Live Session is responsible for loading without installation. You can try to boot without any problems to see how it will work on your computer CrunchBang. The second paragraph [Install] is responsible for the installation of the system, as I will explain further. And the third point Memory Test verifies RAM. Select the second option and proceed with the installation.

Step 2. Select a language for the installation process of the system. Click "Continue" and proceed to the next step.

Step 3. Select a location. This phase of the installation will affect the setting of the system clock (namely, time zone).

Step 4: Configure the keyboard. Based on the last step, the installer offered me to choose Ukrainian layout. But I want that to the second layout I had a Russian (the first layout of the English).

Step 5. Switch the keyboard layout. My selection Alt + Shift. After searching and -a mount the CDROM and boot from the Setup components which do not require from us, we proceed to the next step.

Step 6: Computer Name on the network

Step 7. Setting up accounts. Here we create a user who will work on the system. Enter the full name.

Step 8: Account name. This name must be entered at login.

Step 9. Partitioning. Everything is simple and you can use the automatic partitioning the disk, if you do not have a second system on the disk.

Step 10. Install the boot loader. We agree to establish the master boot record GRUB. After that, the installer will please us to the fact that the installation is complete and it is time to boot into CrunchBang Linux.

Enter the username, password and get into the system, where we are waiting for the window to the primary tuning system