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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CRUX installation cheatsheet

Since the last couple of months, I’ve been taking an interest in CRUX. I used this Linux distribution some 10 years ago and I really liked how the system was organized. It has a very nice handbook, which is a must during the installation. I decided to simply collect all steps I took in a “cheatsheet”, very similar to what can be already found in their wiki, as “Quick Install Reference”.

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GTK2-only Xfce 4.12 desktop

I want to keep using a GTK2-based desktop environment on the upcoming Slackware 15.0 release. Long story short, I decided to stay with Xfce 4.12 and created my own repository of SlackBuild scripts that aim to build a GTK2-only desktop on -current. I have been running it for over a month on Slackware -current from 17 May 2021. Here’s my announcement in LQ. Of course, this comes with no warranty, so use at your own risk.
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TeamViewer won’t start

I had to use TeamViewer. It is available from SBo, so I installed it (version 15.14.5). I am using -current, but the SlackBuild just repackages the binary provided from upstream, anyway. I followed the post-install instructions but the program won’t start.
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Seahorse keyring

I did a fresh install of -current couple of months ago and looked for a way to manage passwords. I looked around and it seems that Seahorse is a good choice for Xfce. There’s Seahorse available on SBo, so I installed it. Things did not work as expected out-of-the-box… for example Chrome kept prompting me for passwords that was driving me nuts.
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