Calculate Linux 11.6 released

release date: Jun 30, 2011

The new version of the distribution Calculate Linux 11.6 has been released. All editions of distribution are available for download: Calculate Linux Desktop with desktop KDE (CLD), GNOME (CLDG) and XFCE (CLDX), Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS), Calculate Directory Server (CDS) and Calculate Scratch Server (CSS).

Major Changes


  • Added support for selecting the network manager between OpenRC and NetworkManager.
  • Added support of network configuration to the console installer.


  • For better support the devices and booting speed up Udev has been integrated into initramfs livecd.
  • Grub2 is the boot loader by default.
  • Added detection of installed operating systems.


  • Added screen splash auto-resolution.
  • Added video driver choice menu. Additionally the nouveau and the proprietary ati driver are supported.
  • Free video driver with support for KMS are used by default.
  • Nvidia is no longer a pre-driver and is installed on demain at first boot.


  • Used XZ compression format for livecd image.
  • Using the hybrid ISO images with support for recording to CD and USB Flash.
  • To Calculate Scratch Server set up a repository of binary packages.


  • Added integration with the Web service
  • In the CDS adds support for storing the history of e-mail letters.
  • Shorewall has been included in the CDS for the firewall configuration.
  • Added support for Portuguese and Romanian languages​​.

Software Versions

  • CDS (Directory Server):
    Bind 9.7.3-P1, Kernel, OpenLDAP 2.4.24, Postfix 2.7.4, ProFTPD 1.3.3e, Samba 3.5.8
    i686 - 637 MB, x86_64 - 680 MB
  • CLD (KDE desktop):
    KDE 4.6.4, Amarok 2.4.1, digiKam 1.9.0, Chromium 12.0.742.91, Kernel, LibreOffice 3.3.3, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 1.70 GB, x86_64 - 1.88 GB
  • CLDG (GNOME desktop):
    Gnome 2.32, Gimp 2.6.11, Chromium 12.0.742.91, Kernel, LibreOffice 3.3.3, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 1.41 GB, x86_64 - 1.58 GB
  • CLDX (XFCE desktop):
    XFCE 4.8, Gimp 2.6.11, Kernel, Chromium 12.0.742.91, LibreOffice 3.3.3, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 1.26 GB, x86_64 - 1.44 GB
  • CLS (Linux Scratch):
    Openbox, Kernel, X.Org 7.4
    i686 - 540 MB, x86_64 - 573 MB
  • CSS (Scratch Server):
    i686 - 378 MB, x86_64 - 409 MB


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