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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If only...
by itanic on Sat 21st May 2005 08:40 UTC

It'd be nice if the company restructured due to poor financial performance and a new CEO brought MIPS and IRIX back to life. Of course, it's probably already much too late for that but at least one can dream.