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 3.7.
CRUX 3.7 has been released! Please check out the Release Notes, the ChangeLog and the Handbook, and download CRUX 3.7 right here.
We are moving our IRC channels to a new host, Libera.Chat, which is run by a Swedish non-profit organisation.
CRUX 3.6.1 is a bugfix release which fixes a single non-critical bug during update. See the report here. Note: if you already installed 3.6 you do NOT need to reinstall.
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