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International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux

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The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux. “We migrated key functions from Windows to Linux because we needed an operating system that was stable and reliable.”

 

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/155392-international-space-station-switches-from-windows-to-linux-for-improved-reliability

 

From the comments section,

 


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    Doug Bates
     
     
    If they take out Windows, how will they keep the air in? :)

:breakfast:

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