Linked by Michael Hill on Sun 25th Jul 2010 10:36 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation "As a long-time fan of GeoWorks Ensemble (now Breadbox Ensemble), a DOS based graphical user interface and office suite popular in the 80s, I've run it under a variety of operating systems and emulators over the years. You see, Ensemble requires an underlying operating system to provide a DOS compatible file system, not unlike early versions of Windows that required DOS. [...] With the release of eComStation 2.0 I thought I'd revisit the challenge of getting Breadbox Ensemble running under OS/2 again [...] but to add a further twist, since I didn't want to do this on a dedicated machine, I chose to see if I could get things running under VirtualBox."
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GEOS
by vivainio on Sun 25th Jul 2010 18:24 UTC
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2008-12-26

Tech archeologists might find it interesting that first versions of Nokia Communicator were running GEOS on 486 CPUS; back when a phone with QWERTY was still a status symbol (1996).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_9000_Communicator

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