Linked by paolone on Fri 4th Jan 2013 20:56 UTC
Amiga & AROS Icaros Desktop, the popular distribution of the AROS Research Operating System, has recently released its version 1.5, a new milestone since it finally allows to run classic Amiga software and games on full screen or perfectly integrating them into the host AROS desktop.
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High expectations from users
by dsuden on Mon 7th Jan 2013 01:24 UTC
dsuden
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2010-01-28

Guess this is to be expected with a hobby OS like this, but I was disappointed to see how, shall we say, "nerdy," the distro of this seems to be. The instructions for creating a disk or USB stick of it are pretty vague. I did DL the distro, unarchived it, created a burned DVD of it in Toast, but it wouldn't boot under Mac or Windows hardware. I always loved the Amiga and would have enjoyed taking this for a ride, but the admission fee is a level of knowledge that will leave out a lot of potential enthiasts.

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