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North Korea Computer

Photo credit: Erica Lafforgue via Bored Panda

Yes, even North Korea has computer labs, as you can see in the image above. However, every single one of their computers runs Red Star OS. This operating system consists of a modified Mozilla Firefox browser called Naenara, used for browsing the Naenara web portal on the North Korean internet network known as Kwangmyong. The latest version, Version 3.0, like its predecessors, runs Wine, a piece of software that allows Windows programs to be run under Linux. Red Star 3.0 uses a KDE 3 desktop and resembles Apple's OS X up to Mavericks, whereas previous versions more closely resembled Windows XP. Photographer Erica Lafforgue managed to capture even more rarely seen pictures of North Korea. Continue reading to see more.

10. Child Stands in Middle of the Road

North Korea Pictures

9. Soldier Helping on a Farm

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8. Local Collecting Grass for Consumption

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7. Pyongyang Subway

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6. Kids Play in Street

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5. Woman Standing in Crowd of Soldiers

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4. Painter in Chilbo

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3. Kids Posing in Front of Kim Portraits

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2. Soldiers Relaxing

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1. Old Houses in Kaesong

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This entry was posted on 01/07 01:00am and is filed under Computers, Photography, Travel, World News .
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