Mar 30, 2010

CrunchBang Linux

CrunchBang Linux is an Ubuntu based distribution that  offers a great blend of speed, style and substance. It is highly customizable and provides a modern, full-featured GNU/Linux system without compromising on performance using the nimble Openbox window manager.CrunchBang Linux is currently available as a LiveCD; however, best performance is achieved by installing CrunchBang Linux to your hard disk.

CrunchBang Linux 9.04.01 - Browse files quickly and easily with PCMan File Manager.

screenshot of CrunBang linux



CrunchBang Linux has been reported to be a ”A Faster Ubuntu”. even though it is not designed for old systems, it has been reported to operate very well where system resources are limited. boot-up and operatin is faster than regular ubuntu installation.Compatibility with Ubuntu

CrunchBang Linux is built entirely from packages available from the Ubuntu repositories,expect some packages. CrunchBang Linux uses the same APT package management tools and update manager. It also comes with all the lastest package updates installed and ready to go. If you are already familiar with Ubuntu, you should have no trouble working with CrunchBang Linux.

Ease of use

CrunchBang Linux comes with the ability to play most popular media formats, including but not limited to MP3, DVD playback & Adobe Flash. CrunchBang Linux also comes with many popular applications installed by default, including but not limited to Firefox 3 web browser, VLC media player, Skype and Transmission BitTorrent Client.

Highly configurable

CrunchBang Linux is infinitely hackable, this is mainly due to the standards compliant light-weight extensible window manager that is Openbox. CrunchBang Linux also comes installed with Conky, the customisable lightweight system monitor; and PCManFM, a very popular and highly configurable file manager.

Sans Brownness

Finally, unlike Ubuntu, CrunchBang Linux isn’t brown :)


CrunchBang Linux comes installed with some of the applications below

  • Firefox web browser with working Flash plugin.

  • Rhythmbox music player and VLC media player with pre-installed codecs for MP3 and DVD playback etc.

  • Skype VoIP client.

  • Gwibber microblogging client.

  • GIMP for image and photo editing.

  • etc.

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