The International Space Station migrated to Linux

If until now the astronauts on the international space station NASA had used some laptops with Windows for everyday tasks, NASA has decided to totally radical change, migrate all their laptops on board to Linux, including the operating system of the first humanoid robot in space, it’s Robonaut (R2).

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The Linux chosen for this important task has been Debian 6 and despite the fact that Debian 7 is now available, the new variant has not yet received due attention, as do several tests are needed for the new OS is appropriate for the various missions station. Continue reading “The International Space Station migrated to Linux”

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