Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2012 23:40 UTC, submitted by AmineKhaldi
ReactOS Oh ReactOS. This project has been with us for a very long time now, and since day one, I never really knew what to think of it. They always seem to be running at least 300 miles behind the Win32 bandwagon, but what they've accomplished so far is insanely impressive nonetheless. This new release comes with quite a lot of new stuff.
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niche OS related news
by fran on Wed 8th Feb 2012 14:45 UTC
fran
Member since:
2010-08-06

I browsed a lot of niche OS sites lately scouring for news to submit.
Some of the reasoning below might be false. Reason some sites mainly update news through mailing lists and not on the site itself.
But here are my general impression.

Seems like the last of the golden OS hobby years ended in 2009.

Jnode
Last news post 01/29/2009
http://www.jnode.org/node/2879

Coyotos
Last news post 16 May 2008
http://www.coyotos.org/

DexOS
No front end news items.
Forum not much help
http://dex.7.forumer.com/

HelenOS
Some news end of Jan 2012 about a meeting.
http://www.helenos.org/

Hurd
Difficult to scour news events from this site.
http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd.html

Inferno
Don't have a news section but a mailing list.
Don't know how active that is.
http://www.vitanuova.com/news/newsgroup.html

Kolibri OS
Last release in 2009
http://wiki.kolibrios.org/wiki/Main_Page


http://www.l4hq.org/
Has current news.
"The L4 community had some news last month.
NICTA and Open Kernel Labs have announced a joint public release of the formally-verified seL4 microkernel. The release, for non-commercial and evaluation use, contains seL4 kernel binaries for ARM and x86, documentation, user-level example code, x86 Linux on top of seL4, and the formal specification of the kernel for the ARM platform."

MenuetOS
Site not very news friendly.
Most .x1 "Bugfixes and improvements"
Mailing list would probably be best here to scour for news.
http://www.menuetos.net/

MonaOS
Last news not to long ago. Aug 5
http://www.monaos.org/

Plan9
Mailing list has news.
Feb saw some news release me thinks.
http://plan9.bell-labs.com/plan9/

Puredarwin
Not quite sure. The news does not list dates.
The attachement to the last news item is dated to 2009 though.
http://www.puredarwin.org/developers/qemu


StormOS
Some news Oct 2011 about a collaboration with Debian.
http://www.stormos.org/

Capros
Not easy to glance news from the site.
http://www.capros.org/

SkyOS
Last news seem to be 2008

Breadbox
Last news 2009
http://www.breadbox.com/news.asp

Visopsys
Has a news section and has current news events.
http://visopsys.org/about/news.php

Unununium
Some news but not very meaty.
http://unununium.org/

Maybe these project has current developments.
It is just not that easy to find.
And also there is other projects not listed here.

Edited 2012-02-08 14:46 UTC

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