Indian govt. to have its own operating system for official use. A highly improved and secured version of BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solutions) has been developed by C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing). Indian government is all set to release BOSS this month. The new OS is believed to have been launched to overcome the vulnerabilities that exist in government cyberspace resulting in a number of countless attacks by hackers. BOSS, which is a linux distribution, is developed with the help of Gujarat Technical University, DRDO and some other private computer manufacturers.

The latest version of the OS that’s currently available on the official website is BOSS 5.0. This version is codenamed ‘Anokha’ and is comes with the GNOME Desktop Environment 3.4 version.
It features the latest Kernel 3.10 and supports Intel 32-bit and 64-bit architecture as well as a 3D desktop, graphic installer, Libreoffice 4.1, and more. The OS has an on-screen keyboard, which supports a variety of Indian languages, thanks to the Smart Common Input Method tool that supports Unicode 6.1. Latest version of BOSS is known as BOSS6.1 codenamed 'Anoop'.



There are five variants of BOSS OS.
1. BOSS 6.1
2. EduBOSS 3.0
3. BOSS Server
4. NETBOSS
5. BOSSLive

Official website of BOSS LINUX : http://www.bosslinux.in
Download BOSS6.0 ISO : boss-6.1-i386-DVD-19082015.iso (1.75GB)
Download All versions: ftp://mirror.bosslinux.in/ISO%20Images/

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