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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Nine years of Slackalaxy

It has been 9 years. I have total of 230 posts, including this one.

That’s all :)


Slackalaxy at GitHub

Well, I finally took the time to set up a GitHub repo (https://github.com/slackalaxy). I started testing my SlackBuilds on Slackware 15.0 beta here. At the moment I am making sure sources build, fix broken links, etc. This is all only on x86_64 for now.
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Chrome support for ftp sites

I’ve been updating my SlackBuilds for -current and noticed something quite strange. Whenever I needed to check for new sources, if the tarball was hosted on an ftp site, Chrome would refuse to open it. I searched a bit and it seems Chrome has dropped ftp support by default.

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