Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Oct 2011 12:59 UTC, submitted by Martin H Hansen
RISC OS Sometimes, on a rather boring and run-of-the-mill Monday, I get news in the submission queue which just puts a gigantic smile on my face. We've talked about the Raspberry Pi before on OSNews, and other than reporting that everything's on track for a Christmas launch, it has also been announced that the Raspberry Pi will be able to run... RISC OS. A British educational ARM board running RISC OS? We have come full circle. And I couldn't be happier. Update: Theo Markettos emailed me with two corrections - Markettos isn't actually a representative of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and the quoted bits are transcribed, they're not Markettos' literal words. Thanks for clearing that up!
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Linux, really?
by theinonen on Mon 31st Oct 2011 18:16 UTC
theinonen
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2009-10-06

Operating system is only as good as the applications it has, and if you look what Linux has to offer then it must be the crappiest operating system in the world. Only suitable for web browsing and not much more.

RISC OS on the other hand has lots of really excellent software available and is really fast to work with because the user interface.

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