International Space Station to use Linux on more laptops

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on May 12, 2013 5:39 AM EDT
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United Space Alliance, one of NASA's IT contractors, has migrated several laptop computers used on the International Space Station (ISS) from Windows XP to Debian 6. Apparently, the computers are part of the OpsLAN network which is used to, among other things, log astronauts' movements through the space station, control its on-board cameras and provide astronauts with information about supply stocks and inventories.

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