Calculate Linux

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.


You can watch the full video here.

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 Telegram.

• Social Networks
You can find like-minded people on Facebook, on the Calculate Linux page.

Forum activity

01/18 - RE: Xfce4 logout does not work properly (siyia s1)

Found solution here :

create text file at: /etc/polkit-1/rules.d/49-nopasswd_global.rules

and add:

/* Allow members of the wheel group to execute any actions * without password authentication, similar to "sudo NOPASSWD:"

01/17 - RE: Gnome (Adrien Daugabel)

On Calculate it's not possible because GNOME=systemd.
But on Calculate Linux, we use OpenRC init system.

01/17 - Gnome (Alex Sandro)

How to install the gnome interface?

01/17 - Xfce4 logout does not work properly (siyia s1)

Hello i am using calculate linux 18.2 fully updated with openrc and when i use xfce4-logout and relogin,i cannot reboot-shutdown-suspend also the network manager service does not work

01/15 - Apache ne démarre pas après un redémarrage (Alain Auger)

j'ai installé sur ma Calculate Linux 18.12 un serveur LAMP qui fonctionne très bien. Mais lorsque je redémarre mon ordi, mysql redémarre automatiquement, mais pas apache. J'ai pourtant bien exécuté ces commandes :

root #rc-update add mysql default
root #rc-update add apache2 def…

01/14 - RE: How to install google earth on Calculate? (Amelia Smith)

Installing software in Linux can be tricky sometimes for the beginners. You can install Google Earth with only one command.follow the step in this link:

01/14 - RE: cl-builder (Alex Sandro)

The value for variable 'Build ID' may be only. Use the parameter --id.

01/14 - RE: cl-builder (Alexander Tratsevskiy)

cl-builder-break, cl-builder-prepare, cl-builder-update, cl-builder-container, cl-builder-profile, cl-builder-image or cl-builder-restore ;)

Thank you!