Russia moving to GNU/Linux.

Posted: December 28, 2010. At: 10:35 AM. This was 7 years ago. Post ID: 817
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Russia are moving away from Windows and towards a Linux operating system instead, this is a good victory for Open Source software, which does not have the costs of constant repairs and downtime that Windows has, especially using the 10 year old Windows XP OS. Linux has more security, especially using NSA Selinux, which can catch threats before they can execute and cause problems on the system. The filesystems used, such as Ext3 and Ext4 are very reliable and recent versions support online defragmentation. So you do not need a Defrag program like Windows to repair the defragmentation that NTFS can suffer. Russia was even planning to have their own form of App Store like the one seen in the Ubuntu distribution.

I have been enjoying using Windows 2003, but it is not perfect, as I have discovered, it is just as vulnerable to file corruption as Windows XP and is a dissapointment when I was hoping to use a stable secure version of Windows. But I can always use Linux to get things done and not have any problems with file corruption or viruses. There are viruses for Linux but they are not very common. It is more common to encounter malware in packages for Linux that can introduce unknown elements into your system. This has happened before, but is always found out before it causes too much damage.

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