Last Updated on: 8th May 2022, 11:26 am
Web site: www.naenara.com.kp/en/kcc/ (not active)
Origin: North Korea
Desktop environment: KDE
Based on: Fedora (?)
Wikipedia: Red Star OS
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 3.0 | 2014
Zobacz po polsku: Red Star OS
Red Star OS – a North Korean Linux based operating system, developed at the Korea Computer Center (KCC).
The Korea Computer Center (KCC), the leading IT R& D base of the DPRK, was founded on October 24, 1990 under the careful guidance of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il. It develops and supplies software and hardware products for various fields such as operating system, computer network, control & signal processing, biosignal processing and information security, and supports software development for important national projects.
Red Star 3.0 uses KDE 3 desktop environment, which was customized to look like Mac OSX desktop.
It features modified Mozilla Firefox browser called Naenara, to browse internet network known as Kwangmyong, and other apps such as: text editor, an e-mail client, audio and video players, games, and Wine which allows Windows programs to be run under Linux.
Screenshot source: Wikipedia
Red Star OS 3.0 i686 2.5GB.iso
Red Star OS 2.0(?) i686 720MB.iso
19 thoughts on “Red Star OS”
it is fedora based
Sorry, I don’t have it.
The links provided point to the website openingupnorthkorea.com, which is currently suspended by its hosting provider. These links should as such be considered as broken.
Just wanted to report
Fixed iso download, thank’s a lot.
How should I set this up in a vm?
nvm I got it sorted
What are the minimum requirements?
i don’t want to download install the redstar os at all!
How do you change the language in Redstar OS?
no puedes cambiar el idioma al estar echo solo para norcorea (imagino)
Is this safe to install and not get hacked by the North Korean government?
you should be fine as long as you are on a vm with the network adapter OFF
How do I set it up in my QEMU VM?
any idea on how to set this guy up on UTM?
whats the difference between version 2.0 and 3.0?
This OS is the greatest OS in the world. Thank you DPRK for creating this.