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The final builds of CrunchBang Linux 8.10.02 are now available. This is the second revision of the third release of the distribution. As the version number suggests, it is based on Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex. As with previous releases, 8.10.02 has been built from scratch using the Ubuntu MinimalCD. The builds were completed on the 16th January 2009 and contain all security and packages updates available at the time from the Ubuntu repositories.
This release sees a number of changes. One of the biggest changes has been to way in which the LiveCD images are built; new desktop metapackages have been created and most packages are listed as recommended. This should fix the previous issues with package removals whilst providing better options for upgrading to future releases. Other changes include:
The following bugs reported in 8.10.01 have been squished:
CrunchBang “Lite” is identical to above, but has less applications installed. It is ideal for users who would like to build/customise their own systems starting from a smaller installation. See the list of installed applications for more information.
CrunchEee is an ASUS Eee PC specific version of CrunchBang Linux. CrunchEee features: