Calculate Linux 14.16.2 Released

Calculate Linux developers announced release of Calculate Linux 14.16.2, the latest stable release of Gentoo based GNU/Linux distribution that provides optimized operating systems for two distinct groups of people: home users as well as small and medium businesses that prefer open-source to proprietary solutions.


According to release announcement, following are major changed made in this release.
  • A lighter and more Gentoo-friendly Splashutils tool was finally preferred to Plymouth.
  • OpenRC bootup comes parallel by default.
  • Network interfaces got back their classic names. The 70-persistent-net.rules file will be generated by CU templates.
  • Less (useless) packages in CLD and CLDX ; less dependencies in CMC and CLS.
  • Chromium problem fixed in CLDX: feel free to open as many tabs as you need.
  • USB 3G/4G modems now working correctly.
  • The default updates checkup interval was fixed at 24 hours.
  • CLD and CLDX flavors both delivered with SMPlayer YouTube Browser.
  • In CLD, the GParted editor was replaced with KDE Partition Manager.
  • Python 3.4 included everywhere.
  • Card reader notification bug fixed.
  • Installed OS detection fixed.
  • No more problem with launching the system from some USB controllers.
  • Libreoffice updated to v4.4.3 (marked as recommended for corporate users).

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