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2018-02-22 NEWDistribution Release: Calculate Linux 17.12.2
Calculate Linux is a Gentoo-based rolling release distribution which is available in several desktop and server editions. The project's latest version, Calculate Linux 17.12.2, features fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown CPU bugs, restores functionality for LXC containers, permits renaming of network interfaces and makes it possible to use a file for swap space in place of a disk partition. "We are pleased to announce the release of Calculate Linux 17.12.2, based on Gentoo 17.0. Therefore, the whole of the packages were rebuilt and some fixes done. Eight flavors are now available for download: Calculate Linux Desktop supplied with the KDE (CLD), Cinnamon (CLDC), Mate (CLDM) or else Xfce (CLDX) environment, Calculate Directory Server (CDS), Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS), Calculate Scratch Server (CSS) an Calculate Container Scratch (CCS). We moved to the new Gentoo 17.0 profile. All binary packages were rebuilt, in the repo as well as on Live DVDs/USBs. All currently available Meltdown and Spectre patches were included." Additional information can be found in the project's release announcement. Download (MD5, pkglist): cld-17.12.2-x86_64.iso (2,124MB, torrent), cldc-17.12.2-x86_64.iso (1,929MB, torrent), cldm-17.12.2-x86_64.iso (1,970MB, torrent), cldx-17.12.2-x86_64.iso (1,841MB, torrent). Also available from OSDisc.

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 • 2016-05-20: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15.17
 • 2015-12-31: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15.12

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About Calculate
Calculate Linux is a Gentoo-based family of three distinguished distributions. Calculate Directory Server (CDS) is a solution that supports Windows and Linux clients via LDAP + SAMBA, providing proxy, mail and Jabbers servers with streamlined user management. Calculate Linux Desktop (CLD) is a workstation and client distribution with KDE, MATE or Xfce desktop that includes a wizard to configure a connection to Calculate Directory Server. Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS) is live CD with a build framework for creating a custom distribution.

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2017-12-30 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17.12
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 17.12, a set of desktop and server distributions based on Gentoo Linux. This release is comes in four desktop flavours, with KDE Plasma 5.10.5, Cinnamon 3.4.6, MATE 1.18.0 and Xfce 4.12.3: "On the New Year's eve, meet Calculate Linux 17.12! This latest release features installation on software RAID and offers still better load and memory balance. Main changes: added SoftRaid support; fixed auto-partitioning problems; third-party overlays supported; the Calculate Utilities server does not run on the background, it is launched by D-Bus; the MuQSS patch was included to the kernel configuration for better application task scheduling; the UKSM patch was included in the kernel configuration for less memory load; PAE binary kernel supported for 32-bit systems; all server kernel settings optimized; GCC updated to 6.4 and the kernel updated to v 4.14...." Read the full release announcement for further details and upgrade instructions. Download (MD5, pkglist): cld-17.12-x86_64.iso (KDE Plasma, 2,005MB, torrent), cldc-17.12-x86_64.iso (Cinnamon, 1,796MB, torrent), cldm-17.12-x86_64.iso (MATE, 1,840MB, torrent), cldx-17.12-x86_64.iso (Xfce, 1,735MB, torrent).
2017-07-01 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17.6
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of an updated build of Calculate Linux, a set of desktop and server distributions based on Gentoo Linux, free of systemd. This version is provided in four desktop variants, featuring KDE Plasma 5.9.5, Cinnamon 3.4.2, MATE 1.18.0 and Xfce 4.12.3. "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 17.6, marking the 10th anniversary of the project. This new version features installation in LXC/LXD containers, theme customization, more stability with automatic dependency support, better security as editing the kernel parameters now requires a password and system update can be only performed by users authorized to do so. Main changes: Calculate gets a new flavour, 'Calculate Linux Container', to be installed on a LXC/LXD virtual machine; no default password is provided on a newly installed system - instead, a user password is prompted for at installation time; you can manage access privileges via Calculate Console; the 'sudo' group was added for sudo authentication...." Read the full release announcement for further details and upgrade instructions. Download (MD5, pkglist): cld-17.6-x86_64.iso (KDE Plasma, 2,008MB, torrent), cldc-17.6-x86_64.iso (Cinnamon, 1,769MB, torrent), cldm-17.6-x86_64.iso (MATE, 1,807MB, torrent), cldx-17.6-x86_64.iso (Xfce, 1,706MB, torrent).
2016-12-30 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 17, a major update of the project's Gentoo-based set of distributions designed for desktops (with a choice of KDE Plasma, MATE or Xfce) as well as servers: "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 17. Main changes: Timeless, a new server flavour, designed for those eager to try the development version of Calculate Utilities; GUI manager - updated appearance, including new own icons; command-line manager - one session for cl-console and cl-console-gui, so that you can switch between them freely; live USB - system startup possible without PulseAudio; numerous revisions in templates - new functions added, support provided for 'or' expressions, service launching, package linking, package version downgrade, ldif format; beta versions of the brand new Calculate Linux Desktop Cinnamon and Calculate Linux Desktop LXQt available in 'nightly' stages; up to 5000 binary packages are available in the Calculate repository...." See the release announcement for more information, upgrade instructions and screenshots. Download (MD5, pkglist): cld-17-x86_64.iso (KDE Plasma, 2,132MB, torrent), cldm-17-x86_64.iso (MATE, 1,735MB, torrent), cldx-17-x86_64.iso (Xfce, 1,646MB, torrent).
2016-05-20 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15.17
The Calculate Linux project has announced a new version of their Gentoo-based distribution. The new release, Calculate Linux 15.17, features the KDE Plasma 5 desktop, faster compression via XZ and the default Python version is 3.4. "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 15.17. Calculate Linux Desktop, featuring either the KDE (CLD), the MATE (CLDM) or the Xfce (CLDX) environment, Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS), Calculate Directory Server (CDS), Calculate Scratch Server (CSS), Calculate Media Center (CMC) are all available for download. Main changes: Calculate Linux Desktop was updated to KDE 5. Testing and stable updates now coming separately and labelled as such. Multiple instances, built with different USE flags, are available in a special repository (binpkg-multi-instance). The main Git mirror migrated to Github. Faster XZ compression on multi-core processors. The XZ algorithm will be used from now on for initramfs, the kernel and its modules." Additional details and screen shots can be found in the project's release announcement. Download (MD5, pkglist): cld-15.17-x86_64.iso (2,606MB, torrent), cldm-15.17-x86_64.iso (1,870MB, torrent), cldx-15.17-x86_64.iso (1,796MB, torrent).
2015-12-31 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15.12
The developers of Calculate Linux, a Gentoo-based desktop and server distribution, have announced the release of Calculate Linux 15.12. One of the main changes in this release is the replacement of the Chromium web browser with Qupzilla. "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 15.12. Calculate Linux Desktop, featuring either the KDE SC 4 (CLD), the MATE (CLDM) or the Xfce (CLDX) environment, Calculate Directory Server (CDS), Calculate Media Center (CMC), Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS) and CLSK with KDE SC 5, Calculate Scratch Server (CSS) are all available for download. Chromium was replaced with the QupZilla web browser on desktop CL versions. A Calculate Linux ISO image can be booted from a live hard drive volume. To do so, select the Live HDD formatting line that was added to the GRUB menu. The release announcement contains a full list of changes and updates. Calculate Linux offers users several desktop editions, including KDE, MATE and Xfce, as well as a directory server, media centre and "Scratch" editions. Download (pkglist): cld-15.12-x86_64.iso (2,392MB, MD5, torrent), cldm-15.12-x86_64.iso (1,965MB, MD5, torrent), cldx-15.12-x86_64.iso (1,900MB, MD5, torrent), cmc-15.12-x86_64.iso (1,343MB, MD5, torrent).
2015-09-30 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the availability of Calculate Linux 15, a major new release of the project's Gentoo-based distribution for desktops (with a choice of KDE, MATE or Xfce), servers and media centres: "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 15. Main changes: a new method for packages updates - better reliability, each mirror stores version history, updates are faster, the update tool selects the fastest mirror, update configuration defaults to parallel fetching and installation; common binary repositories - distribution profiles were unified, you are free to choose between three brand-new flavours, each with USE flags adapted to different needs; new Calculate Utilities 3.4 - system build tools were completely rewritten, Calculate Console comes with a GUI mode, Overlayfs support was added for fast deployment...." Here is the complete release announcement. Download (pkglist): cld-15-x86_64.iso (KDE, 2,269MB, MD5, torrent), cldm-15-x86_64.iso (MATE, 1,885MB, MD5, torrent), cldx-15-x86_64.iso (Xfce, 1,869MB, MD5, torrent), cmc-15-x86_64.iso (Kodi, 1,297MB, MD5, torrent).
2015-07-21 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.16.2 "MATE"
The developers of Calculate Linux have announced the release of a new edition of the Gentoo-based distribution. The new desktop branch of Calculate features the MATE desktop environment. "We are very happy that such a wonderful project as GNOME 2 is not dead and continues its development under a new name. We have long been eyeing the project, and finally decided to release a new distribution with it. Meet Calculate Linux Desktop MATE (CLDM), the third in our family of desktop Calculate Linux provides full-time jobs in the office and at home. Desktop customization: traditionally made in the style of Calculate Linux. It's integrated to work with the server Calculate Directory Server. The software includes an office suite LibreOffice 4.4.3.2, web browser Chromium 43.0.2357.130, email client Claws-Mail 3.11.1, the message manager Pidgin 2.10.11, the editor GIMP 2.8.14, video player SMplayer 14.9.0, audio player Clementine 1.2.3 and other software, including the standard applications of MATE 1.8. Distribution uses common repository of binary packages, which today has more than 1,800 pieces, as well as Portage, being backward compatible with Gentoo." The new edition is available in 32-bit and 64-bit builds. Further information and screen shots can be found in the release announcement. Downloads: cldm-14.16.2-x86_64.iso (1,814MB, torrent, pkglist).
2015-06-05 Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.16.2
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 14.16.2, an updated version of the Gentoo-based distribution for desktops (with KDE or Xfce), servers and media centres: "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 14.16.2. Main changes: a lighter and more Gentoo-friendly Splashutils tool is finally preferred to Plymouth; OpenRC bootup comes parallel by default; network interfaces got back their classic names; fewer packages in CLD and CLDX, fewer dependencies in CMC and CLS; Chromium problem fixed in CLDX - feel free to open as many tabs as you need; USB 3G/4G modems now work correctly; the default update checkup interval was set to 24 hours; CLD and CLDX flavors both delivered with SMPlayer YouTube browser; in CLD, the GParted editor was replaced with KDE Partition Manager; Python 3.4 included everywhere...." Here is the full release announcement. Download (pkglist): cld-14.16.2-x86_64.iso (KDE, 2,239MB, MD5, torrent), cldx-14.16.2-x86_64.iso (Xfce, 1,838MB, MD5, torrent), cmc-14.16.2-x86_64.iso (Kodi, 1,125MB, MD5, torrent).


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