31 Dec '15, 3am
Red Star Linux - Hackaday
North Korea is a surveillance state propped up by a totalitarian government infamous for human rights abuses and a huge military that serves the elite while the poor are left to fight over scraps. Coincidently, that’s exactly what North Korea says about the United States. There is one significant difference between the two countries: North Korea has developed its own operating system for its citizens, called Red Star OS . It’s an operating system based on Linux, but that has a few interesting features that allow Glorious Leader to take care of his citizens. A deep teardown of what has gone into the development of Red Star OS hasn’t been available until now, with [Florian Grunow] and [Niklaus Schiess]’s talk at the Chaos Computer Congress this week . Kim Jong-Un with an iMac The first question anyone must ask when confronted with an operating system built by a country that ...