"Getting started is pretty simple. Head to CrunchBang's main
site, find the Download section, and grab the main ISO file (from
BitTorrent or directly). You can burn it to CD/DVD, load it as a
virtual system in VirtualBox/VMWare, or install it on a flash drive
with UNetbootin. Put your CD or USB drive into your system, or boot
your virtualization tool, and hit Enter at the boot prompt to load
the live session of CrunchBang.
"The first thing you'll notice is that the default CrunchBang
desktop is fairly sparse and almost entirely themed around dark
grays and black. There is, however, a pre-loaded Conky on-screen
display in the upper-right corner. A full desktop shot is below;
click to get the non-thumbnailed full view:"