Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Mar 2006 13:38 UTC, submitted by Norman Feske
OSNews, Generic OSes The OS Group of Technische Universitaet Dresden (TUD:OS) has released a live demo CD of their custom operating system project. TUD:OS is a microkernel-based operating system targeted at secure and real-time systems. Some highlights of the demo CD include a new approach for securing graphical user interfaces called Nitpicker, multiple L4Linux kernels running at the same time on top of a custom L4 microkernel, a survey on the reuse of device drivers on the TUD:OS platform, native Qt-applications, the DOpE windowing system, games, and much more. More information is available at the demo CD website. And yes, boys and girls, there are screenshots, too.
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by SEJeff on Mon 13th Mar 2006 16:55 UTC
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Wow, L4 is a true microkernel operating system even moreso than Minix 3. As much as Andy spouts Minix, it's still not a competitior to Linux even if it is better in theory.

I will be playing with this to see what all I can get to compile this weekend for sure.

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