Brazilian voting machines running under linux

Last weekend I worked in the Brazilian Municipal Elections that happened on 5th October. My job was to transmit all votes from the city I was, to the main data center in the capital. While doinig my things, there was people testing all the machines, and I realised that there was a pinguim on the booting screen. So I made some research, and discovered that the voting machines have its own distro, running on kernel 2.6.16.57 and using some open libraries like SDL, zlib, boost, jpeg, freetype and others.

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