Own ports and packages repos for CRUX

I’ve been using CRUX as my main system for couple of months now. My PC has an nice CPU and lots of RAM, so compiling stuff on it is not a problem. This is not the case with my old ThinkPad x230, though… So, I want to turn the packages created on my PC, into a packages repository for the laptop, running the same distro.
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GNOME Colors 48×48

My favourite icon theme is the GNOME Colors. I’ve been using it on CRUX 3.6.1 with Xfce 4.12 for over a month and I noticed some issues. Certain programs would not display some 48×48 sized icons. So, I tried to find a solution.
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Xfce multilevel menu

I want to organize my Xfce menus better. For example, I have a lot of entries in the “Education” category, to the point that the menu became scrollable in order to accommodate them all. What I want to do is group some of the menu entries into separate sub-menus that still reside under “Education”. I did not find clear instructions, so what I will describe is based on inspecting the sub-menus created by Wine, as well as trial and error.
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CRUX post-install cheatsheet

The crux.nu website actually provides all the information you need in order to have your CRUX installation up and running. Especially useful reads are the handbook, the wiki and the prt-get manual together with prt-utils list for package management.

Here, I am going to outline a few steps to do immediately after install for my future reference.
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LinuxGalaxy.org

I recently came across a cool blog, dedicated to Slackware, Linux and technology: linuxgalaxy.org. What amazed me at a first glance was that it looked almost exactly as what I had in mind for my own blog in the beginning. Originally, I had an S-shaped galaxy in the banner, where the S made the first letter of the blog’s name…
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