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  CRUX for PowerPC :: What is it?
CRUX PPC is a port of CRUX for the Power Architecture platform.
CRUX PPC is a volunteer driven no-profit project based on the releases of CRUX for x86.
Parts written by CRUX PPC Team are to intend as free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
cruxppc.sunsite.dk   (243 words)

 CRUX | Main / HomePage
CRUX is a lightweight, i686-optimized Linux distribution 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.
CRUX also has a ports system which makes it easy to install and upgrade applications.
crux.nu   (129 words)

  Crux - The Southern Cross
Its name is Crux and it is located very close to the constellation of Centaurus.
Crux lies along the Milky Way and is surrounded by Centaurus, the Centaur, on three sides.
Crux was used by explorers of the southern hemisphere to point south since, unlike the north celestial pole, the south celestial pole is not marked by any bright star.
www.windows.ucar.edu /the_universe/crux.html   (0 words)

 Crux Information
Crux, being Latin for cross, commonly known as the Southern Cross (in contrast to the Northern Cross), is the smallest of the 88 modern constellations, but nevertheless one of the most distinctive.
Due to precession of the equinox the stars comprising Crux were visible from the Mediterranean area in antiquity, so their stars had to be known by Greek astronomers.
The invention of Crux as a separate constellation is generally attributed to the French astronomer Augustin Royer in 1679.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Crux   (871 words)

 Dragonlance Nexus: Crux Mortus - Fandom: Rules
Iarhen fled to the shadows and gathered to him a group of people who hated the gods almost as much as he did, people whose lives were as broken and hopeless as his, and wanted to take vengeance on the gods that brought them their fate.
Crux Mortus is a cabal of assassins, fallen priests, and necromancers dedicated to one goal, the utter downfall of the gods and their servants.
Crux Mortus was greatly feared and hated during the Age of Might and the brotherhood was always being hunted by the clerics of Istar.
www.dlnexus.com /fan/rules/15834.aspx   (2825 words)

 eSky: Crux
All constellations are in some sense artificial, but while many, especially in the northern sky, date back thousands of years and have rich histories, the elegant Southern Cross has a disappointingly prosaic derivation.
With an area of less than seventy square degrees, Crux has the distinction of being the smallest constellation in the sky.
Crux lies within a densely populated area of the Milky Way, and so in a densely starred region.
www.glyphweb.com /esky/constellations/crux.html   (279 words)

CRUX 2.1 is now also available for i486 (with uClibc), i586 and x86_64.
CRUX 2.1 Release Candidate 1 is now available for download.
CRUX version 1.3.1 for PowerPC is now available for download.
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 Crux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crux is often called the Southern Cross (Crux Australis) to distinguish it from the 'Northern Cross', a traditional, but entirely unofficial, name for the bright stars that make up Cygnus in the northern sky.
Parent Star: HD 108147 (F8/G0 V) in the constellation of Crux is located at a distance of 125.8 Light Years from our Solar system Co-ordinates are Right Ascension: 12 25 46.2686 and Declination: -64 01 19.516.
Crux has four beta CMa type variables (also called beta Cephei stars).
www.wingmakers.co.nz /Crux.html   (1229 words)

 Crux -/- UK82 punk rock
A gem of bootboy basics built on a wobbly but well rowdy terrace rivvum, Crux's raucous ode to their beer^ swilling buddies would hardly have endeared them to Paul 'I hate cavemen who drink in pubs' Weller and similar grim gurus but it did bring a ginsoaked tear to the eyes of less tight-lipped listeners.
Now Crux are back in the studios knocking together another noisy No Future EP which should find them well placed when, as looks likely, another wave of harmless hooligan bands takes off this summer.
Crux are also adamant that street-punk needn't be a dying concern.
www.uk82.com /bands/crux.cfm   (1004 words)

 About Crux
CRUX, a journal of Christian thought and opinion, seeks to expound the basic tenets of the Christian faith and to demonstrate that Christian truth is relevant to the whole of life.
Its particular concern is to relate the teachings of Scripture to a broad spectrum of academic, social and professional areas of interest, to integrate them and to apply the insights gained to corporate and personal Christian life and witness.
Views expressed in CRUX should be regarded as the personal opinions of the individual authors rather than as reflecting the official opinions or policies of Regent College.
www.regent-college.edu /crux/about_crux.html   (234 words)

 Science Fiction Book Reviews
The security of the autocracy is suddenly threatened, however, when members of a secret organization called Crux steal a time-travel machine just invented at the university with the intent of going back to assassinate the man responsible for initiating the war that caused the Time of Troubles.
Crux is what used to be called a "fix-up" novel, containing several pieces written to function as self-contained stories.
Although Crux has many defects as a novel, it can be recommended to SF readers looking for something familiar yet startlingly different.
www.scifi.com /sfw/issue399/books2.html   (636 words)

 Review: CRUX Linux - OSNews.com
CRUX Linux (simply CRUX for now on) is a source-based Linux distribution created by Per Liden, targeting advanced and intermediate users.
The official CRUX distribution is available for i686 systems only; however a contributed i586 ISO image is available and a PPC port is on the final stage (rc3 at the time I'm writing)and should be available soon at http://www.crux-it.org.
Since to use CRUX you must compile your own kernel and modules, the hardware compatibility list is basically the same as the Linux kernel.(2.4.21 on the tested release).
www.osnews.com /story.php?news_id=4720   (641 words)

 ParaTheatrical ReSearch - CRUX
In the summer of 1999 in Berkeley California, seven individuals underwent an intensely private paratheatrical process towards experiencing the crux of what they were living for.
What unfolds is a series of confessions and confrontations around what they are living for, what it meant to be crucified to the cross of their own existence, to wake up to that and live with it.
The ritual technology used in "CRUX" is chronicled in Antero Alli's book, "Towards an Archeology of the Soul" (Vertical Pool, 2003).
www.paratheatrical.com /pages/videofilms/crux.html   (425 words)

 Crux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crux (IPA:,), commonly known as the Southern Cross (Crux Australis, in contrast to the Northern Cross), is the smallest of the 88 modern constellations, but nevertheless one of the most distinctive.
Crux was originally thought of by ancient Greeks as part of Centaurus, but was defined as a separate asterism in the 16th century after Amerigo Vespucci's expedition to South America in 1501.
For example at the latitude of Athens in 1000 B.C., Crux was clearly visible, although it was low in the sky.
www.buzznet.com /buzzwords/crux   (178 words)

 Crux. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Two other stars, Mimosa (Beta Crucis) and Gacrux (Gamma Crucis) are also among the brightest in the sky.
Also in Crux is the Coalsack, a famous dark nebula.
Crux reaches its highest point in the evening sky in May; its location in the far southern sky makes it visible most of the year to southern observers but not at all to observers north of about 25°N lat.
www.bartleby.com /65/cr/Crux.html   (163 words)

"Crux" comes from the Latin word for "cross." When used about a text or discourse ("the crux of the matter"), it refers to a point where things come together, an intellectual knot.
A crux is a genuine problem, question, or issue that cannot be resolved simply; it generates an argument, requiring evidence and analysis.
A crux should be stated in terms specific to the text, not abstract general terms.
www.davidson.edu /academic/english/faculty/churchill_home/crux.html   (533 words)

 Crux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The stars of Crux were known to the ancients.
Claudius Ptolemy in the Almagest put the stars of Crux into the rear legs of the constellation of the Centaur.
The Southern Cross was first identified as a separate constellation by European navigators and astronomers of the sixteenth century.
domeofthesky.com /clicks/cru.html   (81 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As you note, the English word crux is from the Latin word meaning 'cross' (and the English word cross in fact comes from Latin crux, filtered through Old Norse and Old Irish) and hence, usually alluding to the one Jesus died on, 'torture'.
The main sense of crux in use today is your sense 'the central or pivotal point; essence' (example: "The crux of the 2000 versus 2001 debate lies in the controversial nature of the number zero" (The Atlantic Monthly, 1997)).
The original English sense of crux (excepting a direct reference to a religious festival of the Cross) is found in the early eighteenth century: 'a perplexing difficulty; problem' (example: "It was high time to be retiring for the night.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19990601   (384 words)

 CRUX | Main / Handbook2-2
All package build scripts in CRUX (in package categories core and opt) are Copyright © 2000-2006 by Per Lidén and the CRUX development team, and licensed through the GNU General Public License.
In case the package is added to the CRUX ports system the exact same name should be use for the name of the directory in the ports structure, i.e.
CRUX users use the ports(8) utility to download ports from the repository and place them in /usr/ports/.
crux.nu /Main/Handbook2-2   (0 words)

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CruX is a peer-to-peer client for Windows that allows you to download any file.
CruX is a peer-to-peer client for Windows that allows you to download any file-type found on several popular P2P networks.
CruX can connect to more Peer-to- Peer networks, providing access to hundreds of thousands of diverse users, all from one single program.This P2P client has a lot to offer and you reap all the benefits.
www.cruxp2p.com /pad/crux_pad.xml   (605 words)

 MySQL Query Browser Secure Connection via a SSH Tunnel to Crux
You can do this by logging into Crux via ssh and executing mysql from the command line, using a CGI script or PHP script to access it, or establishing a tunnel and using a MySQL client from your computer.
Note: During the setup you may be prompted that the settings have been changed and that you need to save the settings before continuing.
Select "Crux" (if it isn't already selected) and under the "Host name" text box type crux.baker.edu as the host name.
crux.baker.edu /MySQL-GUI-CruxTunnel.html   (788 words)

 Free High-Quality Article Directory at Article Crux
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