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Exton|OS 64bit Linux Live DVD » version 170609 (Mate) and 161021 (Light) based on Ubuntu 17.04/16.10 and Debian Stretch/Sid with Mate 1.18.0/Openbox 3.6.1 and kernel 4.11.0-5-exton respectively 4.8.0-25-exton

ExTiX 17.5/17.4/16.5 64bit » version 170508 based on Debian and Ubuntu 17.04/16.10 with KDE/LXQt and kernel 4.11.0-1-exton

MeX 64bit Linux » version 170501 with Refracta Tools based on Ubuntu 16.04.2 with Cinnamon 3.2.8 and kernel 4.10.0-19-exton

LFA (Linux for all) 64bit DVD
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version 170827 with Refracta Tools based on Ubuntu 16.04.3 and Debian Stretch with LXDE and kernel 4.12.0-12-exton

EXTON OpSuS 42.1 KDE Linux live USB » version 151112 based on openSUSE Leap 42.1 with KDE 4.14.10 as Desktop environment. Coming as an IMAGE file for direct installation on a USB pen drive

ExLight Live DVD 64bit » version 170105 based on Ubuntu and Debian with Enlightenment 0.20.99.0, Refracta Tools and kernel 4.9.0-11-exton

ArchEX 64bit Linux Live DVD » Build 170626 based on Arch Linux with kernel 4.11.6-3-ARCH and LXQt

SlackEX 64bit Live DVD » version 170831 based on Slackware 14.2 with KDE 4.14.35 and kernel 4.12.9-x86_64-exton

CruxEX 3.3 64bit 2017 Linux Live USB » version 170904 based on CRUX 3.3 with LXDE and kernel 4.12.10-x86_64-cruxex

Exton|Defender Linux Super Rescue System version 170218 - 64 bit - based on Fedora 25 with Cinnamon 3.2.8 and version 150701 - 32bit - based on Mageia 5 with Cinnamon 2.4.5

EXTON MultiBootCD 6-OS » version 160928 with six (6) different mini Linux Systems

exGENT Linux Live DVD 64bit » version 170416 based on Gentoo with LXQt 0.11.0 and genkernel 4.10.4-aufs-gentoo-exton

PuppEX Slack64/Xenial Linux Live CD 64/32bit » version 160823/160822 based on Puppy Slacko64/LxPup with kernel 4.7.2-x8_64-puppex/4.7.1-x86-pae-puppex

DebEX Barebone/Gnome/KDE 64bit Live DVD » version 170822, 161007 and 161001 based on Debian Stretch/Sid with LXDE, Gnome 3.22 respectively KDE 4.14.2 and kernel 4.12.8 (the LXDE version)

AndEX (Android-x86_64) 7.1.2 Nougat » version 170619 with “my special” kernel 4.9.31-exton-android-x86_64 and GAPPS pre-installed

AndEX (Android-x86_64) 6.0.1 Marsmallow Live CD
 » version 160922 with “my special” kernel 4.4.20-exton-android-x86_64 and GAPPS pre-installed

AndEX (Android-x86) 5.1.1 Lollipop Live CD » version 160215 with “my special” kernel 4.4.0-exton-android-x86 and GAPPS pre-installed

Android-x86 KitKat 4.4.4 Live CD Exton Build 9 » version 160214 with kernel 4.4.0-exton-android-x86, Google Play Store and many other GAPPS pre-installed

RaspEX for Raspberry Pi 3/2 » version 170810 based on Debian Stretch (Debian 9), Ubuntu 17.04) and Linaro (Open Source software for ARM SoC)

RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.2 for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2 Build 170805 » RaspAnd Nougat is an Android 7.1.2 Nougat system system which can run on Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2. NOTE: Can be installed in Windows

RaspAnd Marshmallow 6.0.1 for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2 Build 170521/160915 » RaspAnd Marshmallow is an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow system which can run on Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2. NOTE: Can be installed in Windows

RaspAnd Lollipop for Raspberry Pi 3/2 » version 160315 is an Android 5.1 Lollipop system with Google Play Services which can run on Raspberry Pi 3/2

RaspArch for Raspberry Pi 3/2 » version 161205 is a “remaster” of Arch Linux ARM. When you have installed RaspArch to your Micro SD Card you can use the system like any other Arch Linux system

Chromium OS (ChromX) » Exton Build 170212 is for all 64bit “normal” Desktop computers and laptops. It must be installed to a USB Pen Drive

Debian PIXEL » Exton Build 170425 is a 32bit remix of the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s PIXEL image, which can run on a PC or Mac. Refracta tools are included 

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To read if you have an ATI/Radeon or a Nvidia Optimus Graphics card
On one of my laptops with an ATI card, I could easily run CruxEX 3.3 from a USB stick. When the system was installed to the hard drive, however, X did not start. (Error: vesa: Ignoring device with a bound kernel). I could only solve this through the following commands/measures in console mode:
1. ports -u
2. prt-get remove xorg-xf86-video-ati xorg-xf86-video-vesa
3. Finally, I created this xorg.conf file and put the same in /etc/X11. Then X started up nicely!
The same thing happened when I tried to run CruxEX version 170315 on a laptop with a Nvidia Optimus Graphic card.
NOTE: In CruxEX version 170904 you just have to follow my advice 3. I.e. put my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11.


 

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CruxEX 3.3 64bit Linux

 

CruxEX 3.3 64 bit Linux Live USB is based on CRUX 3.3 (latest version, released 170212), which is all Linux enthusiasts/nerds favorite OS. (CRUX is a lightweight Linux distribution for the x86_64 architecture targeted at experienced Linux users. The primary focus of this distribution is keep it simple, which is reflected in a straightforward tar.gz-based package system, BSD-style initscripts, and a relatively small collection of trimmed packages. The secondary focus is utilization of new Linux features and recent tools and libraries. CRUX also has a ports system which makes it easy to install and upgrade applications). CruxEX 3.3 2017 uses the LXDE Desktop environment. I have replaced the original CRUX kernel with "my" special kernel 4.12.10-x86_64-cruxex, with support for "extra everything".

Kernel etc.
Kernel 4.12.10 is one of the latest available stable kernels as of 170904. Among all installed and updated applications are Firefox 55.0.3, Google Chrome 60.0.3112 (for Netflix), GParted, PCManFM, Gimp and Wicd. Furthermore compilation tools so that you can install programs from source. Note: Firefox 55.0.3 and  Google Chrome 60.0.3112 are not in the CRUX repositories.

NEWS 170904
CruxEX 2017 is distributed only as a Zip file. Install my new version of CruxEX 3.3 64bit from 170904 to a USB Pen Drive and save your system changes - read this INSTRUCTION. If you later on decide you want to install CruxEX to hard drive from the USB Pen Drive all your system changes will also be installed to the hard drive. 

About CruxEX 3.3 version 170904
All packages have been upgraded to the latest available version (with prt-get sysup). Furthermore: This version uses kernel 4.12.10 released 170830! And of course Google Chrome for Netflix!

Whats new in kernel 4.12?

Unique
CruxEX 3.3 2017 build 170904 is - as my previous CRUX-remasters - unique in the world. I.e. there is no other CRUX Live CD/USB (as far as I know). In any case, not for downloading.

Kernel with support for almost anything
If you have a new or/and unusual hardware you should try CruxEX. This is because the system (using kernel 4.12.10) supports "all forms of" hardware.

Default language
The default language (locale) is set to English.

Keyboard
The default keyboard layout is American (us). Change it by running the command setxkbmap se (for Sweden). To make it permanent change /etc/rc.conf.

Sound and Alsamixer
Normally you should have sound automatically. If not run the command sudo alsamixer. Before that you'll have to run the following three commands.
ln -s /usr/lib/libformw.so.6 /usr/lib/libform.so.5
ln -s /usr/lib/libmenuw.so.6 /usr/lib/libmenu.so.5
ln -s /usr/lib/libpanelw.so.6 /usr/lib/libpanel.so.5
In CruxEX Build 170904 this is already done. NOTE: Sound may not work when running Firefox without installing Pulseaudio. Sound works in Google Chrome though without installing Pulseaudio. (Pulseaudio can be quite complicated to configure and manage).

Nvidia Graphics driver
I have also installed Nvidia Graphics driver 384.69 in this version of CruxEX. It has support for the following GPUs (among others): Quadro M3000 SE, Quadro K1200, Quadro M6000, GeForce 920M, GeForce 930A, GeForce 930M, GeForce 940M, GeForce GTX 950M, GeForce GTX 960M and GeForce GTX TITAN X. To use it you shall run the command nvidia-xconfig (before startx). Or skip that. The system will normally recognize your Nvidia Graphics card and use it if it's supported.

Install CruxEX to hard disk
CruxEX can be installed to the hard drive in live mode, which can be expected to be perceived as positive by some. CRUX - the original system - contains neither Xfce, Fluxbox, Gnome, KDE, LXDE, or any other Desktop environment. Please read my INSTALL Instructions. While installing CruxEX 3.3 to hard disk you can install Grub2 as startup manager.

Install CruxEX 3.3 USB to a USB Pen Drive
Please read my INSTRUCTION for CruxEX 3.3. This version of CruxEX can only be installed to a USB stick in Windows. I.e. you can't do it in Linux.

Login to LXDE
When you start up your computer from the usb stick you will end up in console mode. Log in as the ordinary user live or as root (superuser) with password live respectively root. Then run the command startx to enjoy X and LXDE. Problems with X? Please read my advices below in the left column. About Nvidia cards: Read above under Nvidia Graphics driver.

Wireless connections
Use Wicd to configure wireless connections. Just start up Wicd Client. Give your WEP/WAP password and connect. That's it! Maybe you will have to change your network interfaces (eth0, wlan0) to for example eth1 and wlan1 in Wicd's Preferences and click on the button Refresh before you can connect. If you're using a wired connection you may have to disconnect and reconnect.

Install/remove software
Please read about CRUX Ports System. Most important commands: ports -u, prt-get sysup, prt-get depinst MyUsefulProgram, prt-get remove MyUnnecessaryProgram
NOTE: Don't forget to run ports -u first! Sometimes it can be necessary to add -if (ignore footprint) and/or -im (ignore md5sum) to the just mentioned install command prt-get depinst. Example: The command prt-get depinst -if -im vlc will install Vlc Media Player. (Takes a couple of hours...). Note also: If you just want to update/upgrade one package you can do it with prt-get update MyUsefulPackage

See a screenshot of the LXDE Desktop 

Screenshot: Prt-get in action

Netflix running in Google Chrome

Study ALL installed packages...

DOWNLOAD
CruxEX 3.3 64bit 2017 version 170904 can be downloaded from SourceForge.net - Fast, secure and free downloads from the largest Open Source applications and software directory.

md5sum for CruxEX 3.3 64bit ZIP

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