Operating Systems
AtheOS - freeware OS for Intel CPUs AtheOS is a free operating system for the Intel architecture. It features an OO GUI, multi threading, SMP, journaled 64-bit filesystem, TCP/IP networking, and other features expected from a desktop OS. Open Source. (Nov 2000)
Canary - a new OS that uses a hash filesystem A New OS That Uses the hash file system, features ordered hashing for lenghty keys,of arbitrary length. Linux only (Dec 2002)
Kerneltrap.com - system programming portal Kerneltrap.com is a news and discussion portal devoted to low-level systems programming, embedded systems development, and OS kernel hacking. Suitable for both pros and hobbyists. (Dec 2000)
NetBSD - A free multi-platform 4.4BSD derivative NetBSD is a freely available and redistributable 4.4BSD-based Unix system. Emphasis is placed on portability, interoperability, and CVS open-source. Runs on Alpha, Amiga, ARM32, x86, M68K, Sparc, VAX-11, and more. (Mar 1999)
OpenBSD - A free multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX The OpenBSD project produces a FREE, multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system. OpenBSD supports binary emulation of most programs from SVR4 (Solaris), FreeBSD, Linux, BSDI, SunOS, and HPUX. (Mar 1999)
ReactOS - Windows NT OS Clone ReactOS is an attempt to create an OS which is binary compatible with NT 4.0 drivers and applications. Theres a lot of work ahead but you can join in or satisfy your curiousity on this ambitious project. (Mar 1999)
Slackware - great Linux distribution source Slackware is the longest-running distribution of the Linux operating system. Slackware offers a stable and secure version of Linux that is perfect for home, office, or educational use. (Oct 1999)
Smart Boot Manager - boot multiple OSes Smart Boot Manager is an OS-independent boot manager. Can alternately boot Linux or Win 98. Large disk support, auto partition/driver searching, multiple hard disks, password protection. Freeware. (Apr 2000)
Win4Lin - Run Win32 apps in Linux Win4Lin provides the capability to run MS-Windows applications very efficiently on 586-class CPUs(Pentium, K6, etc) Linux systems. Win4Lin provides a virtual machine in which to run MS-Windows 95 or 98. Freeware w/source (Apr 2000)
xbox-linux - project to make Linux run on Xbox The Xbox Linux Project aims to provide a version of GNU/Linux for the Xbox, so that it can be used as an ordinary computer. Linux should make use of all Xbox hardware and allow to install and run software from standard i386 Linux distributions. (Dec 2002)
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