483 projects tagged "Operating Systems"

Download Website Updated 01 Dec 2011 Inferno Operating System

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Inferno was originally developed at Bell Labs (the research division of Lucent Technologies). It is a well-designed, economical operating system particularly suitable for use in networked devices such as advanced video telephones, hand-held devices, TV set-top boxes, and many other embedded applications. Inferno can run in native mode on an embedded system or in emulation mode under many different operating systems. Inferno has many features in common with Plan 9.

Download Website Updated 22 Aug 2007 SmoothWall

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SmoothWall Express is a network firewall, designed with home and small business users in mind. It is based upon a security-hardened subset of the GNU/Linux operating system and is completely free to use, download, and distribute. SmoothWall Express offers facilities and features normally only seen in expensive commercial offerings.

Download No website Updated 02 Jun 2004 VisualOS

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VisualOS is an educational visual simulator of an operating system for GNOME/GTK+. It represents a working operating system visually, allowing the user to select the different algorithms to use for each of the simulated subsystems: CPU, Memory and disk I/O.

Download Website Updated 30 Jan 2001 Leetnux

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Vit 1.00

Leetnux is a Linux distribution specifically designed for Linux users who want maximum configuratibility. Therefore, the installation is quite hard and absolutely nothing is done "automagically" as in modern Linux distributions, but the user has total control over installation and configuration.

No download Website Updated 31 May 2007 BasicLinux

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BasicLinux is a mini-Linux distribution designed specifically for old PCs. It provides a slim 2.2.26 kernel, a user-friendly shell and a good assortment of utilities. It includes a Web browser, a comm program, an email client, a telnet client, wget, DHCP, and dial-up PPP. It also includes a small footprint GUI, and is able to run remote X (via network) with as little as 4 MB RAM. BasicLinux is particularly suitable for old laptops: it comes with PCMCIA capability and includes the MagicPoint presentation program.

Download Website Updated 07 Aug 2000 MINIX

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MINIX is a free UNIX clone that is available with all the source code. Due to its small size, microkernel-based design, and ample documentation, it is well suited to people who want to run a UNIX-like system on their personal computer and learn about how such systems work inside. It is possible for a person unfamiliar with operating system internals to understand nearly the entire system after just a few months use and study.

No download Website Updated 11 Dec 2001 Redmond Linux OS

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Vit 2.36

Redmond Linux is a Linux distribution that caters to the non-technical end user. Different editions of Redmond Linux will cater to different types of casual users. The first edition, Redmond Linux Personal, is specially built to make computing as simple as possible.

Download Website Updated 15 Jan 2012 Recovery Is Possible!

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Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a CD or USB boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for many filesystem types (Reiserfs, Btrfs, Ext2/3/4, HFS+, ISO-9660, Squashfs, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS2, CIFS, MS DOS, NTFS, and VFAT) and contains several utilities for system recovery. It also has IDE/SCSI/SATA, RAID, LVM2, and Ethernet/Wireless network support.

Download Website Updated 04 Aug 2003 ZThread

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ZThread is an advanced object-oriented threading and synchronization library, implemented in C++ for POSIX, MacOS, and Win32 systems. It provides an excellent and powerful abstraction from native threads. It includes interruptible thread objects and several other synchronization control objects.

No download Website Updated 30 Jan 2001 Circle Mud Linux

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Circle Mud Linux is a three-disk mini-distribution for running the Circle MUD Server. It is based on libc5. It is also a good distribution for MUD players who can use it to quickly and temporarily turn any PC into a MUD console.


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A program that backs up and restores data.


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A command-line or HTTP CGI hashing utility.