Indian Government is planning something new, It made a move after the ‘Make In India’ trend, it launches a new operating system named BOSS- Bharat Operating System Solutions in this month.
t is saying that, Earlier it was developed by National Resource Centre for Free/Open Source Software (NRCFOSS) of India in 2007. At that time, it is available for free and open source OS. Its latest version is released in 2013, now it updated the features which fit for the process. Officials added, the government will release the Operating System today. The government developed BOSS in order to reduce the dependence on foreign operating systems.
This new Operating System is developed by C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) and it passed in all the tests conducted in the trial test.
This OS is available in 18 languages like Assamese, Malayalam, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati and many others. The Defence Research and Development Organisation, as well as Gujarat Technological University, was participated in this development that supports all Indian languages.
BOSS OS uses the Linux distribution, which is an ‘LBS Certified’. It will solve the vulnerabilities that existing in the government cyberspace attacks by hackers which are facing in many countries.
This latest version is available in the official website of the BOSS. It is named as ‘Anokha’ and it is featured with GNOME Desktop Environment 3.4 version, 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.
It has inbuilt Orca Screen Reader, on-screen keyboard, Magnifier and E-Speak to help those who has visual impairments.
There is one more version of BOSS named EduBoss which is designed exclusively for students and teachers, built with education applications which will help the students from Primary to Higher levels.