Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Oct 2005 06:00 UTC, submitted by OS2World.com
OS/2 and eComStation The eComStation demo CD is available for download. Now everyone is invited to download it and experience this OS, which is a continuation of IBM's os/2. The focus of eCS is to provide an organization with a set of world class business applications and an application engine which can support multiple API sets. eCS is REXX enabled and comes with support for Java, Windows 3.x (limited 32 bit Windows), OS/2 and DOS applications.
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Now I remember...
by fretinator on Thu 13th Oct 2005 14:37 UTC
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Funny, I installed it in a Parallels virtual machine (very much like vmware, much cheaper!), and booted it up. Sound didn't work, networking didn't work. And then the endless task of getting things to work under OS/2 starts. Now, why was it again that Win95 blew it out of the water? By the way, Parallels comes with a CD image with OS/2 (and many other OS's) drivers, but I could see a way to install them in the live CD session. Parallels emulates very common hardware (like most VM's do), so I imagine many people will have similar results. Nice looking desktop, though. Reminded me of IceWM.

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