North Korea Linux (Red Star OS)

Somebody on Reddit posted a link to a Russian forum. I popped over there, registered and was able to download a copy of North Korea’s version of Linux, called Red Star OS. If you aren’t familiar with North Korea, be sure to watch the Vice Guide to North Korea. It’s entertaining and also quite creepy at times.

I’ve embedded all three parts below; each part is about 20 minutes. It’s well worth watching if you want to see what a visit to North Korea is like.

Before I get into the review, here are a few of things to bear in mind. North Korea Linux comes only in Korean, there is no English version of it.

Second, the fact that I reviewed this distro should not be interpreted as any kind of endorsement of the North Korean government.

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