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Calculate Linux

Last Update: 2017-08-26 01:22 UTC


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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Average visitor rating: 9.65/10 from 17 review(s).


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Distribution Calculate Linux
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  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-07-01: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17.6
 • 2016-12-30: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17
 • 2016-05-20: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15.17
 • 2015-12-31: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15.12
 • 2015-09-30: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 15
 • 2015-07-21: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.16.2 "MATE"
 • 2015-06-05: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.16.2
 • 2015-04-21: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.16
 • 2014-12-17: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.12
 • 2014-09-05: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14
 • 2014-07-02: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 13.19
 • 2014-03-05: Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 13.11.1
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Feature 17.6 15.17 14.16.2 13.19 12.0.3 11.15 11.12 11.9 11.6.1 11.3 10.9 10.4 9.9 Feature
Release Date 2017-07-01 2016-05-20 2015-06-05 2014-07-02 2012-09-02 2012-03-14 2011-12-29 2011-10-01 2011-07-23 2011-03-12 2010-10-08 2010-04-08 2009-09-28 Release Date
End Of Life                           End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 1646-2008                         Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop Cinnamon, KDE Plasma, MATE, Xfce KDE Plasma, MATE, Xfce KDE, MATE, Xfce KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce GNOME, KDE, Xfce KDE Default Desktop
Package Management Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Portage Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o OO.o OO.o Office Suite
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Init Software OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV OpenRC, SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems btrfs, ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs btrfs, ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4, jfs, resierfs, xfs ext3, ext4 Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes be, bg, bs, cs, da, de, en, es, et, fr, hr, is, it, kk, lt, lv, hu, nl, nn, pl, pt, ro, ru, sk, sl, sq, sr, fi, sv, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk de, en, es, fr, it, pl, pt, ru, uk Multilingual
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List 17.6 15.17 14.16.2 13.19 12.0.3 11.15 11.12 11.9 11.6.1 11.3 10.9 10.4 9.9 Full Package List
Package 17.6 15.17 14.16.2 13.19 12.0.3 11.15 11.12 11.9 11.6.1 11.3 10.9 10.4 9.9 Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.1.2 1.0.29 1.0.29 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.23 1.0.21a 1.0.21a 1.0.20 alsa-lib (1.1.4.1)
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (16.40)
bash (4.4.12) 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 bash (4.4.12)
bind (9.11.2) 9.11.0-P5 9.10.3-P4 9.9.5 9.9.5 9.9.1-P2 9.7.4-P1 9.7.4-P1 9.7.3-P3 9.7.3-P3 9.7.2-P3 9.6.1-P3 9.6.1-P3 -- bind (9.11.2)
chromium (62.0.3202.62) -- -- 43.0.2357.65 35.0.1916.153 21.0.1180.57 17.0.963.79 16.0.912.63 14.0.835.163 12.0.742.91 10.0.648.127 6.0.472 -- -- chromium (62.0.3202.62)
cups (2.2.5) 2.1.4 2.0.3 2.0.2 1.7.1 1.5.3 1.4.8 1.4.8 1.4.8 1.4.6 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.3.11 1.3.10 cups (2.2.5)
dhcp (4.3.6) 4.3.4 4.3.3 4.3.1 4.2.5-P1 4.2.4-P1 4.2.3-P1 4.2.3-P1 3.1.3-P1 3.1.3-P1 3.1.2-P1 -- 3.1.2-P1 -- dhcp (4.3.6)
e2fsprogs (1.43.7) 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.12 1.42.7 1.42 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.12 1.41.12 1.41.9 1.41.3 e2fsprogs (1.43.7)
firefox (56.0.1) 54.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.6 3.5.3 firefox (56.0.1)
freetype (2.8.1) 2.7.1 2.6.3 2.5.5 2.4.11 2.4.9 2.4.9 2.4.8 2.4.6 2.4.4 2.4.3 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.9 freetype (2.8.1)
gcc (7.2.0) 5.4.0 4.9.3 4.8.3 4.7.3 4.5.3 4.5.3 4.5.3 4.5.3 4.4.5 4.4.5 4.4.3 4.3.4 4.3.2 gcc (7.2.0)
gimp (2.8.22) 2.8.22 2.8.16 2.8.14 2.8.10 2.8.0 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.8 2.6.8 2.6.6 gimp (2.8.22)
glibc (2.26) 2.23 2.22 2.20 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.12.2 2.12.2 2.12.2 2.11.3 2.11.2 2.10.1 2.9 glibc (2.26)
gnome-shell (3.26.1) -- -- -- -- 3.2.2.1 3.2.2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.26.1)
gnucash (2.6.18-1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (2.6.18-1)
gnumeric (1.12.35) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.35)
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 1.99 1.99 1.99 1.99 1.99 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.22.24) 3.22.15 3.16.7 2.24.27 2.24.23 3.2.4 3.2.3 2.24.5 2.24.4 2.24.4 2.22.1 2.20.1 2.18.7 2.14.7 gtk+ (3.22.24)
httpd (2.4.28) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.2.17 2.2.16 -- 2.2.15 -- httpd (2.4.28)
inkscape (0.92.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.2)
k3b (17.08.2) 17.04.2 2.0.3 2.0.3 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.0 1.70.0beta1 1.66.0alpha2 k3b (17.08.2)
kmod (24) 23 22 20 17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (24)
libgnome (2.32.1) -- -- -- -- 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.30.0 2.26.0 2.24.1 libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (5.4.2) 5.2.7 5.1.2 4.4.3 4.2.5 3.6.1 3.5.1 3.4.4 3.3.4 3.3.3 3.3.1 3.2.1 3.2.0 3.1.1 libreoffice (5.4.2)
linux (4.13.9) 4.9.34 4.4.9 3.18.11 3.14.9 3.5.3 3.2.8 3.1.6 3.0.4 2.6.38.8 2.6.36.3 2.6.34.4 2.6.32.11 2.6.30.5 linux (4.13.9)
Package 17.6 15.17 14.16.2 13.19 12.0.3 11.15 11.12 11.9 11.6.1 11.3 10.9 10.4 9.9 Package
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxde-common (0.99.2)
mariadb (10.2.9) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.2.9)
mate-desktop (1.18.0) 1.18.0 1.14.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.18.0)
mesa (17.2.3) 17.0.6 11.0.6 10.3.7 10.0.4 8.0.3 7.11.2 7.11.2 7.11 7.10.3 7.9.1 7.8.2 7.5.2 7.5.1 mesa (17.2.3)
mysql (5.7.20) -- 5.6.28 5.6.24 5.1.70 5.1.62 5.1.61 5.1.56 5.1.56 5.1.56 5.1.51 5.0.90 5.0.90 5.0.84 mysql (5.7.20)
nautilus (3.26.0) -- -- -- -- 3.2.1 3.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.32.2.1 2.30.1 2.26.4 2.24.2 nautilus (3.26.0)
NVIDIA (384.90) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 260.19.36 256.53 195.36.15 185.18.31 NVIDIA (384.90)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 -- -- 3.4.11.2 3.4.10 -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (8u151) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (8u151)
openssh (7.6p1) 7.5p1 7.2p1 6.7p1 6.6p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.5p1 5.3p1 5.2p1 openssh (7.6p1)
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.0.2k 1.0.2h 1.0.1m 1.0.1h 1.0.0j 1.0.0g 1.0.0e 1.0.0e 1.0.0d 1.0.0d 1.0.0a 0.9.8n 0.9.8k openssl (1.1.0f)
perl (5.26.1) 5.24.1 5.20.2 5.20.2 5.16.3 5.12.4 5.12.4 5.12.4 5.12.4 5.12.3 5.12.2 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 perl (5.26.1)
php (7.1.10) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.1.10)
plasma-desktop (5.11.1) 5.9.5 5.6.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.11.1)
postfix (3.2.3) 3.1.6 3.0.3 3.0.0 2.10.3 2.9.3 2.8.7 2.8.4 2.8.4 2.7.4 2.7.2 -- 2.6.5 -- postfix (3.2.3)
postgresql (10.0) 9.5.7 9.5.2 9.4.2 9.3.3 9.1.5 9.1.2 9.1.1 9.0.4 9.0.4 9.0.3 -- 8.4.2 -- postgresql (10.0)
Python (3.6.3) 3.4.5 3.4.3 2.7.9 2.7.6 2.7.3 3.2.2 3.1.4 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.2 2.6.4 2.6.2 Python (3.6.3)
qt (5.9.2) 5.7.1 5.6.0 4.8.6 4.8.5 4.8.2 4.8.0 4.7.4 4.7.4 4.7.3 4.7.2 4.6.2 4.6.2 4.5.1 qt (5.9.2)
samba (4.7.0) 4.5.10 4.2.11 3.6.25 3.6.23 3.5.15 3.5.11 3.5.11 3.5.11 3.5.8 3.5.7 3.4.9 3.4.5 3.0.33 samba (4.7.0)
systemd (235) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (235)
thunderbird (52.4.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (52.4.0)
vim (8.0) 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 vim (8.0)
vlc (2.2.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (2.2.6)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.3 4.12.2 4.12.1 4.10.2 4.10.0 4.8.3 4.8.3 4.8.2 4.8.1 4.8.0 4.6.2 4.6.1 4.6.1 xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.19.5) 1.19.3 1.17.4 1.16.4 1.15.0 1.12.2 1.11.2 1.11.2 1.10.4 1.10.2 1.9.4 1.7.7 1.6.5 1.6.3.901 xorg-server (1.19.5)

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Version: 17.6
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-10-13
Votes: 0


I Have been using Calculate for years & its how I feel gentoo should be run as a distro,it also has one of the best upgrade tools in linux & anyone who has some gentoo expierience or is an old gentoo user should find it a great blessing.


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Version: 15.17
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-08-01
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Great, stable, and productive distro. Perfect for learning Gentoo.


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Version: 17.6
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-07-26
Votes: 2


Calculate is an excelent Distro, well mantained Distribution Gentoo based and Gentoo compatible.
I use , together with Sabayon and OpenSUSE. Is a very good choice for the beginners in Gentoo.
Try Calculate.
I have in Mind that you will enjoy it.
Also, it is Systemd free!


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