Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 20th May 2005 20:13 UTC
SGI and IRIX Can a proprietary Unix be a desktop OS that competes with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux desktops? Although it may lack the visual effects of OS X, and installation is tricky in parts, Irix is a stable desktop OS -- possibly because it runs only on SGI's own hardware. Read the rest at NewsForge.
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by Chris on Fri 20th May 2005 20:41 UTC

Good to see someone else trumpeting Irix; it's a nice desktop OS, stable and easy to use. I run mine on an Octane and it's never crashed or given me problem. There are tons of apps out there for it and some of the old one still run well on it (Photoshop, FrameMaker, WordPerfect).