Right. On the International Space Station (ISS) began with the migration of operating systems on their laptops, they will stop using Windows for Debian 6 , reports ZDNet.
There is nothing new that the NASA International Space Station or make use of Linux, but it is this migration, that directly affects computers that astronauts used to a lesser extent, were using HEL clone Scientific Linux . Also, the first humanoid robot built up there makes use of Linux .
Now why leave out Windows in favor of Linux? Do not include these astronauts that Debian will not be able to use Photoshop, Microsoft Office or conditions? Not to mention playing Crysis 3 … All kidding aside, Keith Chuala, contractor United Space Alliance, computer operations manager in NASA space team leader and network integration of the ISS portable explains:
readability=”3″> key Windows to Linux because we needed an operating system that was stable and reliable, one to give us control over the same. One we can patch, adjust and adapt in case we need it.
In any case, the technical managers of the ESS did not want to pinch your fingers and have decided to go for Debian 6, which already has shown its good performance, instead of making the jump to the freshly baked Debian 7. So also do not have to change the wallpaper
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