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Speedy, light-weight Crunchbang Linux 10 alpha now available for download

I've played with a lot of Linux distributions over the years, but one I keep coming back to is CrunchBang. It's always been a lean, mean distro and its Ubuntu base meant being able to install just about any popular software easily since. While version 10 (codenamed Statler) has moved to Debian, everything feels the same. #! is still a minimal, fun distro. Boot the live CD to play around...

CrunchBang offers a lightweight but powerful Linux desktop

According to the introduction on their own web site, the developers behind CrunchBang Linux have built the distro to offer a "good balance of speed and functionality." After running the latest release for a few days, I'm confident in saying that they've achieved their goal. On the functionality side of things, it's worth knowing that CrunchBang is built on Ubuntu. Finding additional applications...