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BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solutions)
Bharat Operating System Solutions GNU/Linux distribution developed by C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) derived from Debian for enhancing the use of Free/ Open Source Software throughout India. BOSSGNU/Linux - a key deliverable of NRCFOSS has upgraded from Entry level server to advanced server. It supports Intel and AMD x86/x86-64 architecture. BOSS GNU/Linux advanced server has unique features such as Web server, proxy server, Database server, Mail server, Network server, File and Print server, SMS server, LDAP server. BOSS GNU/Linux advanced server is comprised with administration tool such as webmin which is a web based interface, Gadmin, PHP myadmin, PHP LDAP admin, PG admin.

The Beta Release of BOSS GNU/Linux Version 4.0 is coupled with GNOME Desktop Environment with wide Indian language support & packages, relevant for use in the Government domain. This release aims more at the security part and comes with an easy to use application to harden your Desktop. Currently BOSS GNU/Linux Desktop is available in all the Official Indian Languages such as Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Bodo, Urdu, Kashmiri, Maithili, Konkani, Manipuri which will enable the mainly non-English literate users in the country to be exposed to ICT and to use the computer more effectively.

The accessibility of BOSS Linux will have a constructive impact on the digital divide in India as more people can now have access to software in their local language to use the Internet and other information and communications technology (ICT) facilities. Community Information centers (CIC’s) and internet cafes will also benefit from BOSS GNU/Linux as this software can be utilized to power these outlets and is affordable and easy to install, use and support.

NRCFOSS

The National Resource Centre for Free/Open Source Software (NRCFOSS) is an initiative of the Department of Information Technology (DIT), Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Government of India. NRCFOSS aims to contribute to the growth of FOSS in India through research and development, human resource development, networking and entrepreneurship development. It serves as the reference point for all FOSS related activities in the country.
This Linux contain 3 types of Linux:

BOSSServer
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BOSS Advanced server supports Intel and AMD x86/x86-64 architecture. BOSS GNU/Linux advanced server has unique features such as Web server, proxy server, Database server, Mail server, Network server, File and Print server, SMS server, LDAP server. BOSS GNU/Linux advanced server is comprised with administration tool such as webmin which is a web based interface, Gadmin, PHP myadmin, PHP LDAP admin, PG admin.
Educational Boss
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EduBOSS, adapted from BOSS GNU/Linux, has educational applications that are useful for school students (primary and higher levels). Features include educational games, paint & graphic tools, typing tutor, and a host of tools and packages for basic learning, and also for teaching subjects like Maths, Science, Social etc. for higher classes. It also contains an eLearning editor which enables teachers to design, develop and publish web-based learning and teaching materials as well on-line quiz, tests and self-evaluation procedures.
EduBOSS 1.0 Tamil version was released on 24th June 2010 at the World Classical Tamil Conference held in Coimbatore EduBOSS Version 2.0 has a total of over 29050 packages, including 10352 new packages while 15436 existing software packages have been updated.

The major updates in EduBOSS 2.0 GNU/Linux are :

X.Org updated from 7.3 to 7.5
Kernel updated from 2.6.26 to 2.6.32-5
more driver support
A major shift in
GNOME desktop environment from 2.22 to 2.30
KDE desktop environment updated from 3.5 to 4.4.5
Openoffice.org updated from 3.1 to 3.2.1 with
22 Indian languages support
inbuilt dictionaries support
OpenXML document support
Iceweasel web browser updated from 3.0 to 3.5.13
Icedove mail client updated from 2.0 to 3.0.7
Applications that are newly added to EduBOSS-2.0 are
1. GNOME DO - a quick and easy desktop search tool.
2. Avogadro - a molecular graphics and modeling system targeted at molecules and biomolecules.
3. Fotowall – application for creating collages and compositions.
4. Inkscape - vector-based drawing program.
5. gbrainy – a brain teaser game.
6. BitTorrent Client.
7. Gwibber - a microblogging client to keep in touch with all your friends in social network.
Boss Desktop
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The major updates in BOSS GNU/Linux from the previous 3.0 Tejas release with this 4.0 savir version are :
X.Org updated from 7.2 to 7.5
Kernel updated from 2.6.22 to 2.6.32-5 and 2.6.37 latest versions with
more drivers support
RAM support till 4 GB
A major shift in
GNOME desktop environment updated from 2.20 to 2.30.2 with 18 Indian languages support
KDE desktop environment updated from 3.5 to 4.4.5
Openoffice.org updated from 2.3 to 3.2.1 with
22 Indian languages support
inbuilt dictionaries support
OpenXML document support
Iceweasel web browser updated from 2.0 to 3.6
Icedove mail client updated from 2.0 to 3.0.7


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Edited by Erper - 8/17/11 at 1:16pm
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