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The recent ransom ware viruses have many re-examining computer security. While Gigastrand OS users have nothing to worry about, this recent string of viruses exploited a vulnerability in Windows the CIA had kept to themselves. Microsoft recently decried the stockpiling of vulnerabilities for use in intelligence operations. We tend to agree […]

Viruses and Gigastrand OS


Twice we have seen where the drive appears to fill up but there is no apparent reason for the drive being full. Three of the reasons we have seen so far are caused by 4 different but related issues. 1. Apache errors – for some unknown reason, the Apache log […]

Gigastrand NVR: Drive Full, not recycling



If you attempt to install Gigastrand NVR immediately after a fresh install of Gigastrand OS, you will want to refresh the package list before you do. If you don’t, the NVR software will look like it installs, but will miss several critical steps resulting in failure. You can refresh the […]

Gigastrand NVR: Refresh Repositories Before Install





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.