Calculate Linux has been updated to its new version 17.12.2

Calculate Linux

Today the news about the new update has been released of the Gentoo-based distribution Calculate Linux which is renewed to its version 17.12.2 with which it updates several packages and above all it corrects several errors.

Calculate Linux is designed to be used by both the common user, with the ability to use Portage, but avoiding having to compile the kernel, graphical environment, and so on yourself, tAlso so that it can be used at corporate level or also on servers.

Within 4 variants with which we find in Calculate Linux are:

  1. Calculate Directory Server - Corporate server.
  2. Calculate Linux Desktop. Which has the following environments; KDE, XFCE, Cinnamon and MATE.
  3. Calculate Media Center- for the creation of Media Centers.
  4. Calculate Linux Scratch - Minimalist version only has basic packages.

In which we find the following characteristics:

  • Client-server solution completed.
  • Quick installation in the company.
  • It works in heterogeneous networks.
  • Domain Server is compatible with Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 clients.
  • Rolling-release model of binary updates.
  • Includes Calculate utilities that help you configure, build, and install the system.
  • Interactive System Build allows you to change the layout and create new ISO images.
  • Easy administration.
  • It can be installed on a USB-Flash or a USB-HDD with ext4, ext3, ext2, reiserfs, btrfs, xfs, jfs, nilfs2 or FAT32.
  • 100% compatible with Gentoo, but provides official binary repository updates.

What's new in Calculate Linux 17.12.2

As I mentioned, the distribution has been updated to a version with which it is renewed with the following:

For, the desktop version the following packages have been updated each one corresponding to the desktop environments it handles:

KDE Frameworks 5.41, KDE Plasma 5.10.5, KDE Applications 17.08.3, LibreOffice 5.4.2.2, Firefox 57.0.1, Cinnamon 3.4, Evolution 3.22.6, Gimp 2.8.22, Rhythmbox 3.4.1, MATE 1.18, Claws Mail 3.15.1, Clementine 1.3.1, Xfce 4.12,

CDS (Directory Server):

OpenLDAP 2.4.44, Samba 4.5.10, Postfix 3.2.4, ProFTPD 1.3.5e, Link 9.11.1_p3

CLS (Linux Scratch):

Xorg-server 1.19.5, Kernel 4.14.9

CSS (ScratchServer):

Kernel 4.14.9, Calculate Profits 3.5.8.2

If you want to know a little more  about of this new release I leave you the link to his official blog where they share us more  thereon. 


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