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Gigastrand OS
Gigastrand re-released Gigastrand OS 3.4 today for one very good reason: security. The original image for Gigastrand 3.4 released about a week ago with a few minor enhancements and some security updates. Today’s release switches from OpenOffice to LibreOffice and adds a password reset tool that deletes itself from the […]

Gigastrand re-releases OS 3.4 for a very good reason.


One of our NVRs was attacked recently using a known attack that would have compromised or destroyed an off the shelf DVR. The operating system was corrupted by the attack, but it effectively stopped the attack in its tracks. The damage was repaired in less than 45 minutes and only […]

Anatomy of an unsuccessful NVR attack






The Gigastrand OS is software that has practical applications across many systems and is designed to completely replace the systems you currently use. This analysis is based on the real-world costs of purchasing and maintaining various environments. Below you will find our 10-year operational cost projection comparing 3 different environments. With a […]

Gigastrand OS: 10-Year Business Cost Analysis




Kodi in Gigastrand OS
Gigastrand OS 3.0 removed XBMC from its pre-installed software list because at the time, customers were reporting that they weren’t really using XBMC as the repositories at the time were for Ubuntu and didn’t have an updated version for Gigastrand OS. According to Kodi’s website, Debian now provides the packages […]

Installing Kodi in Gigastrand OS 3