Interview: CrunchBang Creator Explains Switch to Debian Sources

MY fondness for CrunchBang Linux is well documented, so when the release of the first alpha version of the next generation of this fine UK-based distribution was announced I was excited, to say the least.

Regulars on the CrunchBang forum have known for some time that distro leader Philip Newborough was considering ending his creation’s Ubuntu foundations, moving instead to being built from Debian.

So it was no real surprise when Philip’s release notes for CrunchBang 10 ‘Statler’ revealed:

“The first alpha builds of CrunchBang Linux 10 “Statler” are available now. For the first time, CrunchBang is being built with Debian sources, as opposed to Ubuntu.

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