Resources: Operating Systems
Heather each have
more verbose comments about operating systems, including more
- Comparisons or listings of mulitple OS'
- Fari's Review of Operating Systems
Patrick Bridges' Operating Systems Projects
Server OS Technical Comparison - a huge site maintained by
Milo (no last name given)
Practical Alternatives to Microsoft Operating Systems
hosted by AltOS in the UK
Some sections on Yahoo! that
cover this (and will hopefully have new and more up-to-date links than
we can maintain):
- Yahoo! - Computers and Internet:
- A bunch of NT/95 related links:
Virtually Un*x - UNIX tools ported to Windows95.
Dusty, but good stuff.
OpenNT was renamed to Interix
The GNU-Win32 Project Page
JP Software's COMMAND.COM replacements eat its lunch. Highly recommended.
- Realtime systems
u/COS (FTP at
Lynx Real-Time Systems Not to be confused with the
Lynx text mode web browser.
RTOS OS from CMX Company
OS-9 Microware Systems' compact real-time OS, used by
the Tandy CoCo (see the
RTEMS Real-Time Executive for Multiprocessor Systems
- source available!
RTEMS new primary site (though the other one is easier to read)
VxWorks a part of Tornado, from Wind River Systems
- Environments, not strictly speaking OS'
WINE - WINE is
Not Emulation of
MI/X is MicroImage's free X server for Macintosh or Windows
X Appeal ported to DOS (not Windows) by
Xtreme (commercial/demo avail)
- Random or maybe arbitrary OS links:
The Grasshopper Operating System being designed explicitly
for persistent systems
Hurd (GNU Kernel)
The FreeDOS Project
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