Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jul 2011 21:46 UTC, submitted by mpxlbs
OSNews, Generic OSes No, your eyes aren't deceiving you - we have actually have not one, but two news items on hobby/small operating systems on the same day! You thought the day would never come again, but hey, here we are. You're welcome. Now, what are we talking about? FreeDOS - a test release has been, uh, released for FreeDOS 1.1.
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by UltraZelda64 on Tue 5th Jul 2011 22:04 UTC
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After weeks of the same old shit, boring news, and right after I post complaining about it... news of FreeDOS 1.1. This is truly good news, I've been wondering when the project would put out a new version. Thank you FreeDOS, for finally breaking the cycle... not that I expect it to last very long at the current rate.

I recall plenty of updated packages that, unfortunately, had to be installed manually in 1.0--it's really been showing its age. Something as basic as the defrag program, for example: The version in FreeDOS 1.0 could not handle FAT32 partitions, though there has been a version of the program capable of this for a long time now.

Edited 2011-07-05 22:09 UTC

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