Linked by Razvan T. Coloja on Mon 3rd Jan 2011 23:30 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives To understand what the BeOS and Haiku operating systems are, we first must remember that BeOS was developed with the multimedia user in mind. BeOS wanted to be what OS X has become today: an easy to use, attractive operating system. However, BeOS was a niche OS, destined for the media-hungry user. The percentage of audio and video applications available for Haiku is greater than the one in Linux, OS X or Windows, and the inner workings of the operating system were created in such a way, that the same multimedia passionate would find it easy to work with the user interface and files. Each application can interfere with other applications of its kind. A WAVE file selection can be dragged from a sound editor and onto the desktop, to create an audio file. Audio applications can interfere with each other via the Haiku Media Kit -- the corespondent of a Linux sound server. Applications like Cortex are a perfect example of how BeOS and Haiku deal with multimedia files: you can have more than one soundcard and use each one of those soundcards independently or separately. You can link one soundcard to the Audio Mixer, start a drum machine application and link that software to the Audio Mixer. If you want to output whatever you create with the audio application, all you have to do is drag the microphone and link it to the application's icon in Cortex.
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RE[4]: Comment by Luca
by Luca on Wed 5th Jan 2011 18:54 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Luca"
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>i dont think that linux is 90%. nobody really knows its market share. should be less than 10%.

Yes, you are right it's less than 10%, it's 1% or even less. You may say that all of your friends are use Linux, but I may say that "Members of these subcultures meet together, talk to each other and actually pondering the whole world should consist of people like them, while the other “stupid cattle” – are species on their way to extinction."

>"linux complete failed" ??? you dont really understand linux or open source, do you ?
Did you read FAQ?! "Linux is, in most cases, the ideology of open source, and exactly Linux clearly enough shows us systematic problems of open source in general"

>and for a person that doesnt understand a bit about a topic, you make a FAQ about that topic.

>you clearly do not understand what is linux or why people use it.
And what is Linux?

>still, you dont even try to understand and worse, you pretend you understand everything about it.

Do you sure that you understand about it more than I or people who used Linux for a log time and than decided to stay it?

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