CRUX: a tiny gem of a distro

CRUX ( is a slim, highly-customisable Linux distribution, designed with simplicity in mind. It usually stays out of the spotlights and scores below 100 in DistroWatch’s popularity rating (not that this means much). Nevertheless, the project is over 20 years old, mature, and provides a clean, transparent and elegantly laid out system. This review aims to cover some of its concepts.

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CRUX post-install cheatsheet

The 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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