"Space: The final frontier." These may be the opening words of the Star Trekseries so loved by geeks far and wide, but lately, they've been on the tip of more Linux bloggers' tongues than ever. Why? Because Linux recently scored a major victory some 230 miles up in the sky. Specifically, Windows got the big heave-ho from the International Space Station, which has now boldly gone on to embrace Linux instead. Of course, Redmond's pain is Linux's gain -- as increasingly seems to be the case these days.