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 Kian on Fri 20th May 2005 21:38 UTC

I was using IRIX as my sole desktop in 1994. I still can't use Linux as my sole desktop in 2005.

Netscape on my 100Mhz Indy actually felt somewhat less laggy than it does now on Ubuntu on a 1.2Ghz machine