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Alternate operating systems...

Postposted on Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:43 pm

Anyone here knowledgeable in MenuetOS, AuroraUX, or SkyOS?
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Re: Alternate operating systems...

Postposted on Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:16 am

Welcome to TR!

I'd actually never heard of any of those before but a quick Google throws up good links to them and Wikipedia articles about them, thanks for broadening my knowledge.
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Postposted on Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:15 pm

I think the SkyOS developer has ceased development and is looking to on sell his project. Check out OSnews and search for stories on SkyOS. At one point it was a very promising and fast developing project.
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Postposted on Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:40 am

Yeah, I remember reading about SkyOS a few years ago, then nothing.
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Postposted on Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:21 pm

The Wikipedia entry for MenuetOS is quite interesting and it is cool the entire OS is written in assembly. Though I have noticed the 64-bit license is proprietary. There is also KolibriOS (a fork of MenuetOS).

If you are interested in a Windows NT clone there is ReactOS.

The Hurd is another really cool alternative OS, and it now has two different distributions debian and Arch Hurd.
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Postposted on Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:13 pm

And of course to all the old BeOS fans there's haiku
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Postposted on Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:34 pm

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Postposted on Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:05 pm

Syllable is pretty neat but I don't know how often it is updated or how modern the hardware support it.

http://web.syllable.org/pages/index.html
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