ISS to adopt Linux as its new primary OS

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Rushy

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ISS to adopt Linux as its new primary OS
« on: May 12, 2013, 03:09:20 PM »
http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1112844374/linux-windows-xp-os-iss-international-space-station-opslan-051213/

Or more specifically, Debian 6. NASA claims that windows is simply too unreliable to operate on the ISS. Ouch.



Clearly the Linux Foundation is now part of the conspiracy. There are now zero trustworthy FES operating systems.

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cmdshft

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Re: ISS to adopt Linux as its new primary OS
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2013, 03:34:37 PM »
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“Back in 2008, a Russian cosmonaut managed to take a laptop to the ISS that spread the W32.Gammima.AG worm to all the other laptops aboard the station. Using Linux should make that impossible,” Condliffe said.

How absurd.

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PizzaPlanet

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Re: ISS to adopt Linux as its new primary OS
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2013, 03:50:39 PM »
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“Back in 2008, a Russian cosmonaut managed to take a laptop to the ISS that spread the W32.Gammima.AG worm to all the other laptops aboard the station. Using Linux should make that impossible,” Condliffe said.

How absurd.
Incorrect.
hacking your precious forum as we speak 8) 8) 8)

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Lorddave

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Re: ISS to adopt Linux as its new primary OS
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2013, 04:01:45 PM »
Linux, so complicated even astronauts need special training to use it.