Calculate Linux

Calculate is a fast and functional user-friendly Linux distribution, based on Gentoo and still backward compatible with it. It maintains an optimal balance between state-of-the-art and stability, providing the latest versions of applications and stable versions of libraries. As Calculate Linux is a rolling-release distribution, you install the system once and update it throughout the life of your hardware.


Start and work

Calculate Linux provides all the software you need for your daily work. Use the bottom panel to access the main applications.

Fast as the wind

Calculate Linux can be definitely used on an old computer. You can always optimize your system to match your hardware and to best fit your needs.

Latest versions

Install the system once and update when needed. You can even update from a new image system while still running the current one.

Stable updates

You have the choice between testing and stable updates, depending on whether you need the latest or the more sustainable versions.

A client/server solution

Create mixed Linux/Windows networks based on Calculate, using roaming profiles, common accounts and shared network resources.

A handy desktop environment

Spare yourself the trouble of getting used to a window manager you did not use before. Whatever the desktop environment you choose between KDE, Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce, LXQt, it will look and feel familiar.

Optimal for VPS

Low system requirements and installation supported for any shared host or LXC / LXD container make it possible for Calculate to be used even on low performance computers.

Calculate: make it your way

Customize your system as you see fit with Calculate Utility tools. Customize the appearances. Test new builds on a multiboot flash drive.

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