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What is… Calculate Linux?

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You can learn about Linux ® here.
The Calculate project features several distributions, optimized for two distinct groups of people: home users as well as small and medium businesses that prefer open-source to proprietary solutions.

Calculate Linux Desktop is a complementary solution for the Server and together they provide important features like roaming profiles and centralized software deployment.

Calculate Directory Server can successfully replace a Windows NT ® domain controller (Windows clients supported) and provides additional services that can be deployed in a matter of minutes: LDAP, Mail, Jabber and many others.

Calculate Linux is based on Gentoo that is well known for its stability and great performance on a broad range of hardware: from Pentium Pro to modern CPUs.

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Why make another distribution?

Most of the modern Linux distributions are intended for enthusiasts, except Novell SLES/SLED, Ubuntu and RedHat EL. However, even if you use these, setting up a client/server environment could be tricky (especially when you have to manage both Windows and Linux clients). We created our own distribution to help other people who want to use GNU/Linux instead of a proprietary OS for their business needs.

Got a Question?

• Bugs
If you find an error, check our Known Bugs list for known solutions.

• Chat
If you need assistance, feel free to ask in the IRC Chat dedicated to Calculate Linux - #calculate on Freenode.

• Email
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Forum activity

11/28 - is DRACUT sufficient for kernels upgrading? (farouk rabrab)

i run the calculate kernel 3.14.17, i attempted to upgrade to 3.14.25. with my own config file

echo "sys-kernel/calculate-sources -minimal -vmlinuz >> /etc/portage/package.use/custom" 
emerge calculate-sources
cd /usr/src/linux
make distclean
zcat /proc/config.gz > .config
make oldcon…

11/27 - RE: XFCE4 not starting desktop (Iurii Blokhin)

You can mask this packages. Add lines like this to /etc/portage/package.mask/custom:

echo ">=x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-340.58
>=media-video/nvidia-settings-340.58" >> /etc/portage/package.mask/custom

11/27 - RE: XFCE4 not starting desktop (Ferdinand Lachmann)

Yes!!!
(my system is uDN world)
today (26/11/2014) 2 of 3 xfce4 calculate systems are starting normal!
calculate ferdi # eselect kernel list
Available kernel symlink targets:
[1] linux-3.17.4-gentoo *
calculate ferdi # eselect opengl list
Available OpenGL implementations:
[1] nvidia …

11/25 - RE: How to format a USB (Ismet Trbovic)

man mkfs.vfat
MKFS.FAT dosfstools MKFS.FAT

NAME
mkfs.fat - create an MS-DOS filesystem under Linux

SYNOPSIS
mkfs.fat [-a] [-A] [-b sector-of-backup] [-c] [-l filename] [-C] [-f
number-of-FATs] [-F FAT-size] [-…

11/25 - RE: How to format a USB (Iurii Blokhin)

From root user run: mkfs.vfat /dev/sdXY where /dev/sdXY - your partition.
If you dont know partition name: attach usb-drive and run dmesg
This is my usb:

[19921.402690] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 2 using ehci-pci
[19921.519113] usb 2-3: New USB device found, idVen…

11/25 - RE: How to format a USB (Ismet Trbovic)

We just need to format my USB.I'm not real partitions and install Linux.

11/25 - RE: How to format a USB (Iurii Blokhin)

man mkfs
man mkfs.vfat

or use gparted if you dont want to learn

11/24 - RE: How to format a USB (Ismet Trbovic)

I just want to format the flash drive.

11/24 - RE: How to format a USB (Iurii Blokhin)

I asked the question is not for idle interest. From which system? Calculate Linux? Another Linux? Windows?

Or you want just format flash drive IN calculate linux? Not make live usb?

Thank you!