Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Dec 2006 12:05 UTC, submitted by sogabe
BeOS & Derivatives The Haiku network stack currently under heavy development is reportedly working with the Vision IRC client. Haiku developer Axel Dörfler reports that the network stack can now successfully run the Vision IRC client (screenshot on the Haiku website). At this stage, the network still needs to be configured manually, but this can be easily done by editing a couple of files as explained here. Haiku can use BeOS network drivers, so if your NIC is not supported, you can try finding a driver on BeBits.com.
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RE[2]: Haiku OS
by Tuishimi on Fri 8th Dec 2006 03:50 UTC
Tuishimi
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2005-07-06

" I suspect if you give it a "fair" shot once it's production ready/stable, you'll be very impressed"

I'd bump this post up to a 6 if I could. BeOS was my OS of choice for years. Ran my websites on it, mail server, all sorts of cool things. Fantastic operating system whose simple and clean interface is refreshing and becomes more and more attractive as you use it. ;)

Ohhhhh MAN oh man I can't wait for R1. Time for another $ donation to Haiku. I am sure having Axel locked in his basement (as someone noted above) does not help him pay his bills. ;)

I just hope it will run on standard hardware out there... I will buy a special PC just for Haiku when it is ready, even if I have to sell a couple of my macs to do it!

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