Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sun 20th Feb 2011 06:38 UTC, submitted by brynet
OSNews, Generic OSes The 0.7 version of the Visopsys desktop operating system has been released. "More than four years in the making, this is a major new release offering an updated look and a number of new features, including JPEG image support, image resizing, 64-bit disk support, UDF (DVD) filesystem support, and GPT partition table support, as well as lots of new icons, wallpaper images, and file browsing functionality. New administrative applications and functionality have been added, and the ATA/IDE driver has been enhanced, including the ability to better support backwards-compatible SATA controllers. FPU context saving has been improved, and a number of tweaks and bug fixes are also included."
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RE[2]: Bad article
by WereCatf on Mon 21st Feb 2011 13:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Bad article"
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1) What it is? Desktop operating system.

2) Why is it in the news? Major new release.


3) Why is it so important as to earn a place on OSNews? Well, it's one of the few quite successful and long-standing homegrown OSes with also a very small development team. For a homegrown OS Visopsys is actually pretty advanced and since this release brings along several really big features it's very deserving of a spot here.

Off-topic: I personally have no interest in it, but I have to say the author has done an amazing job at it and I really do commend him on that, and his resilience on keeping developing it further. Keep up the good work and ignore the trolls.

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