Putin orders Russia to use Linux

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  1. Mr. Snakey

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    I think Mr. Putin is rather smart...
     
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    He is smart. When it comes to safety, security and stability you cant get a better operating system or server. Here are a few of the very important places it's running in the United States.

    US Federal Courts
    US Department of Defense
    US Navy
    US Postal Service
    New York stock Exchange
    IBM
    Google
    Cisco
    Amazon
     
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    Putin's a closet geek! I bloody knew it.
     
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    Do you think its Red Hat Linux for Russia? LOL My wish is that President Obama do the same here. Think of the money saved using it in our schools. Much needed money for school supplies and so on.
     
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    Well-played, Putin.
     
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    *typing from Midori* Wonderful development, but it would definitely take a state order for many people to switch from their preferred OS to Linux. Although there have been improvements (such as the Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, and Fedora distros), learning how to use a new platform is not an easy undertaking.
     
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    Anyone using the Android phone (Google) are running Linux. Google's giant search engine runs on a Linux server. I don't think its hard at all to learn how to use a new platform. I would Not suggest Debian, Red Hat or Fedora for a newbie. Good distros by the way. Ubuntu is very easy and user friendly. Very easy to install. In terms of safety and security Macs are worse than Windows. The hacking of I tunes. The hacking of the I phone. The hacking of the I pad. Now the hacking of the OS itself. Then Apple blames AT&T ect. At least when there is a problem with Windows Microsoft takes the blame and tries to fix the problem . Once again at the CansectWest security conference they hacked a Mac, I phone and Windows with very little effort.

    http://blogs.consumerreports.org/electronics/2010/03/mac-iphone-hack-hackers-cansecwest-pwn2own-computer-security-virus-malware-exploit-security-guide.htm

    Mac hacked in two minutes
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no11eIx0x6w
     
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    Tisk z/OS is the better operating system :smile:
     
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    Ive installed linux in a nettop i have and i have to say it looks and works better than win 7, only needs a few adjustments to make it more friendly user, and msoft will feel the pain
     
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    Having used Red Hat's desktop system in the 90s, which was an incredible pain in the ass to install and use (also not as full featured as RH's Fedora), Ubuntu is a great addition to the Linux universe. However, I have found whatever companies use, people are still hesitant to use it in a desktop environment because it and the associated programs are unfamiliar.

    This attitude might change as installing/using linux becomes easier, thanks to the well-funded Ubuntu distro, and more familiar thanks to Android, Open Office, or other modes of access. However, other than those who are into tech or are fed up, Linux is still a bit out there for the average person.

    :shrug: Linux can be hacked and has exploits as well. One has to remain aware of issues no matter the OS.
     
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    Real funny guy Putin
    admttedly the World was weary initially
    now he is a little bit o humour, succesful at it me thinks
    a fwd thinker. pity he does not assist in the release of Khodorkovsky tho?
    enz
     
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    :biggrin:
    I was given an iPod Photo in 2004 and within a year installed Linux on it. Was actually much more stable than the iPod OS, which randomly rebooted for unknown reasons.
     
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    Yes, i agree. Anything can be hacked. Safe surfing is a must for everyone . However, Linux is much more secure and stable. When i see our government running it ( federal courts, department of defense etc) that says a lot. Even The New York Stock Exchange. That is the O.S. i want too use.
     
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