Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th Oct 2007 23:12 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS The first development release of Syllable Server is available. It provides a text mode Linux environment, but also contains a preliminary graphical environment built on the framebuffer device, with DirectFB and SDL on top. The planned graphical environment from Syllable Desktop is not included yet. The installation procedure is short, but is still manual - and resembles the installation procedure for the old AtheOS. Included are tools such as a graphical web browser, a file manager and an editor. One thing Syllable Server is designed for is to function as a light-weight virtualisation platform for running other operating systems (or multiple instances of itself). The QEmu virtualisor/emulator is included, and the KQEmu Accelerator kernel module is integrated into the system. There's a screenshot of Syllable Server running on Syllable Desktop, installation and usage instructions, a torrent (preferred), and an installation package [.tar.7z].
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RE: Cosmoe?
by unthinkableMayhem on Mon 8th Oct 2007 00:53 UTC in reply to "Cosmoe?"
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2006-01-16

I think Cosmoe was more of an attempt to make a BeOS type system on top of Linux with the possibility of source level compatibility with other systems like Mac OS Carbon. It used the AtheOS appserver as a base for the GUI.

Syllable Server is a companion for Syllable Desktop that provides services that the Desktop system is not suited to.

Now I'm off to evangelize operating systems in a compression algorithm forum! Seeya!

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