NEWS: International Space Station to boldly go with Linux over Windows

Steven Pickles thatpixguy at gmail.com
Mon May 20 07:52:37 CST 2013


Or if you can overlook errors of an order of magnitude, this:
http://www.rowetel.com/images/horus_tux_in_space.jpg

pix


On 19 May 2013 17:52, Thomas <thomas.sprinkmeier at gmail.com> wrote:

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> http://www.kleinhoern.de/linux/grafix/tux/space.jpg
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> Who cares about the desktop, 2013 is the year of Linux in SPACE!!
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> On 18/05/13 17:02, Ian wrote:
> >
> http://www.todayonline.com/tech/international-space-station-boldly-go-linux-over-windows
> >
> >  "WASHINGTON - Computers aboard the International Space Station are
> > to be switched from Windows XP to the Linux operating system in an
> > attempt to improve stability and reliability.
> >
> > Dozens of laptops on the ISS?s opsLAN network - which provides the
> > ship?s crew with vital capabilities for day-to-day operations, from
> > telling the astronauts where they are to interfacing with onboard
> > cameras - will be switched, removing Windows entirely from the
> > ISS."
> >
> >
> >
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