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ArchBang 2010.09 vs 2011.02 - What's Changed?

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ArchBang is a spin, or custom install media, based on Arch Linux and is inspired by CrunchBang, which is currently based on Debian stable. As such both are using the Openbox window manager, and ArchBang seems to follow closely looks wise and in choice of applications. Even the Openbox menu is matched closely. Basically, it tries to be to Arch what CrunchBang is to Debian, but as it follows the Arch rolling release model it is a lot more up to date. For instance the current kernel in Crunchbang is 2.6.32 due to being based on stable, whereas the latest ArchBang release features the 2.6.37 kernel, as would any updated installed version.

2010.09, released 23rd September 2010, was quickly followed by 2010.10 due to bug reports and a number of unresolved issues, mainly in the 64-bit version, but it also came with a change in a significant number of applications that are installed by default and, although only supposed to be an update (Rev. A) to the original release (entitled "Reloaded") introduced a completely different style in wallpaper and the Tint2 panel configuration.

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