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 mat on Sat 21st May 2005 06:40 UTC

When I was at college there were loads of HP and IBM machines running HPUX and AIX and two Indies plus an older Indigo... I don't know if it was the hardware or was IRIX just that much better - definitely my favorite machines at the time.