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Introduction

CRUX is a lightweight Linux distribution for the x86-64 architecture 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.

Current release is 3.0.

News

2013-09-12: Short Server downtime

After a hard disk failure we had to shut down the server for a short time. Once again Charlie from Kalmar NDC quickly replaced the disk things for us. Huge thanks!

2013-01-18: CRUX 3.0 released

We have released CRUX 3.0! Please check out the the Release Notes, the ChangeLog and the Handbook, and download CRUX 3.0 right here.

2012-10-24: CRUX 2.8 final released

CRUX 2.8 has been released! Please have a look at the ChangeLog, Release Notes and Handbook, and download CRUX 2.8 right here.

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