Calculate Linux 17.12 released

Added by Alexander Tratsevskiy 9 months ago

language Russian

Released on December 30, 2017

On the New Year's Eve, meet Calculate Linux 17.12! This latest release features installation on software RAID and offers still better load and memory balance.

Eight flavors are now available for download: Calculate Linux Desktop supplied with the KDE (CLD), Cinnamon (CLDC), Mate (CLDM) or else Xfce (CLDX) environment, Calculate Directory Server (CDS), Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS), Calculate Scratch Server (CSS) an Calculate Container Scratch (CCS).

Main Changes

Installation

  • SoftRaid support added.
  • Fixed autopartitioning problems.
  • Third-party overlays supported.

Performance

  • The Calculate Utilities server does not run on the background. Instead, it is launched by D-Bus.
  • The MuQSS patch was included to the kernel configuration for better application task scheduling.
  • The UKSM patch was included in the kernel configuration for less memory load.
  • PAE binary kernel supported for 32-bit systems.
  • All server kernel settings optimized.

Miscellaneous

  • GCC completely updated to v6.4 and the kernel updated to v 4.14.
  • In CLDC, CLDM and CLDX Pidgin was replaced by Gajim. The "httpupload, "image" and "url image preview" come included.
  • The LXC/LXD container version was renamed to Calculate Container Scratch (CCS).
  • 11 493 binary packages are available.
  • CLD (KDE desktop):
    • KDE Frameworks 5.41, KDE Plasma 5.10.5, KDE Applications 17.08.3, LibreOffice 5.4.2.2, Firefox 57.0.1
    • i686 - 1.8 G, x86_64 - 2.0 G
  • CLDC (Cinnamon desktop):
    • Cinnamon 3.4, LibreOffice 5.4.2.2, Firefox 57.0.1, Evolution 3.22.6, Gimp 2.8.22, Rhythmbox 3.4.1
    • i686 - 1.6 G, x86_64 - 1.8 G
  • CLDM (MATE desktop):
    • MATE 1.18, LibreOffice 5.4.2.2, Firefox 57.0.1, Claws Mail 3.15.1, Gimp 2.8.22, Clementine 1.3.1
    • i686 - 1.7 G, x86_64 - 1.8 G
  • CLDX (Xfce desktop):
    • Xfce 4.12, LibreOffice 5.4.2.2, Firefox 57.0.1, Claws Mail 3.15.0, Gimp 2.8.22, Clementine 1.3.1
    • i686 - 1.6 G, x86_64 - 1.7 G
  • CDS (Directory Server):
    • OpenLDAP 2.4.44, Samba 4.5.10, Postfix 3.2.4, ProFTPD 1.3.5e, Bind 9.11.1_p3
    • i686 - 731 M, x86_64 - 780 M
  • CLS (Linux Scratch):
    • Xorg-server 1.19.5, Kernel 4.14.9
    • i686 - 782 M, x86_64 - 900 M
  • CSS (Scratch Server):
    • Kernel 4.14.9, Calculate Utilities 3.5.8.2
    • i686 - 509 M, x86_64 - 559 M

Downloads and Updates

Our LiveUSB images in both x86_64 and i686 versions are available for download at http://www.calculate-linux.org/main/en/download.

If you already have Calculate Linux on board, please update your system to get CL 17.12.

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Comments

Thank you!