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Calculate Linux 11.0 beta 1 released

release date: December 18, 2010

After four months of development left the beta version of the distribution Calculate Linux 11.0. Available for download all editions of distribution: Calculate Linux Desktop with desktop KDE (CLD), GNOME (CLDG) and XFCE (CLDX), Calculate Directory Server (CDS), Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS) and Calculate Scratch Server (CSS).

Major Changes

  • Added binary repositories for Calculate Linux Desktop (CLD, CLDG and CLDX) and Calculate Directory Server (CDS) with rolling-release support.
  • New minimalistic distro Calculate Scratch Server (CSS) is now available.
  • Added new package calculate-assemble.
  • Weekly builds are now available to public.
  • Better support netbooks.
  • More user-friendly interface Calculate Linux Desktop.
  • Support for the combined storage of user profiles for different versions Calculate Linux Desktop (CLD, CLDG and CLDX).
  • Updated Portage to version 2.2.
  • Calculate Directory Server now includes new installer cl-install.

Software Versions

  • CLD (KDE desktop):
    KDE 4.5.4, Amarok 2.3.2, digiKam 1.5.0, Chromium 8.0.552.224, Kernel, OpenOffice 3.2.1, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 1.8 GB, x86_64 - 1.9 GB
  • CLDG (GNOME desktop):
    Gnome 2.30, Gimp 2.6.8, Chromium 8.0.552.224, Kernel, OpenOffice 3.2.1, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 1.4 GB, x86_64 - 1.6 GB
  • CLDX (XFCE desktop):
    XFCE 4.6.2, Gimp 2.6.8, Kernel, Chromium 8.0.552.224, OpenOffice 3.2.1, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 1.2 GB, x86_64 - 1.4 GB
  • CLS (Linux Scratch):
    Openbox 3.4.10, Kernel, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 535 MB, x86_64 - 579 MB
  • CDS (Directory Server):
    Bind 9.7.2-P2, Kernel, OpenLDAP 2.4.23, Postfix 2.7.1, ProFTPD 1.3.3c, Samba 3.5.6
    i686 - 638 MB, x86_64 - 688 MB
  • CSS (Scratch Server):
    i686 - 356 MB, x86_64 - 394 MB




Use two methods to upgrade a previous version of Calculate Linux:

  • To update Calculate Linux 10.9 install meta-package ‘app-misc/calculate-meta’. To upgrade an earlier version, at the end of the command ‘cl-install --live’.
  • Download the ISO image to a directory /var/calculate/linux, then run the command ‘cl-install -d /dev/sdaX’, indicating a free partition to install. The installation will take 5-7 minutes, most plants will be transferred.


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