Calculate Linux Scratch

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A Gentoo-based Live CD Linux operating system that allows you to create your own Linux distro

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Calculate Linux Scratch is a special edition of the well known Calculate Linux operating systems, designed to allow users to effortlessly create their own Linux distributions, from scratch. It is identical with the Calculate Scratch Server (CSS) flavor, but tailored for building Live CDs with a certain desktop environment, which can be deployed as desktop workstations.

Distributed as 32-bit/64-bit Live CDs

This edition is distributed as two Live CD ISO images that provide built-in support for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, allowing users to create custom Linux distributions that are supported on many hardware platforms. The bootable medium can be used as is, either directly from a USB flash drive, CD disc or copied into the system memory (RAM) of your computer. It includes a full copy of the installation image.

Comprises of several components, including Openbox

Calculate Linux Scratch is comprised of several core and graphics libraries, drivers and utilities, as well as the source code for the Portage package management system used in Gentoo, and the included Linux kernel.

A pre-installed XOrg Server and the lightweight Openbox window manager are also installed in this edition of Calculate Linux, which is 100% compatible with the official software repositories of the Gentoo operating system.

Getting started with Calculate Linux Scratch

Users will be able to easily configure, build and install the operating system, thanks to the vast collection of powerful utilities bundled in the Live CD, which can be used to deploy a customized ISO image in minutes.

The system can be easily installed on a USB flash drive or an external USB hard drive, supporting the FAT32, EXT2, EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, ReiserFS, JFS, and NILFS2 file systems.

Helps you create your own Linux OS

If you really want to create your own Linux-based operating system and don’t know how, you suggest to download the Calculate Linux Scratch distributions, as it may provide lots of answers for your questions regarding this complex task.

Calculate Linux Scratch was reviewed by Marius Nestor
Last updated on October 1st, 2015
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