Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Mar 2006 13:38 UTC, submitted by Norman Feske
OSNews, Generic OSes The OS Group of Technische Universitaet Dresden (TUD:OS) has released a live demo CD of their custom operating system project. TUD:OS is a microkernel-based operating system targeted at secure and real-time systems. Some highlights of the demo CD include a new approach for securing graphical user interfaces called Nitpicker, multiple L4Linux kernels running at the same time on top of a custom L4 microkernel, a survey on the reuse of device drivers on the TUD:OS platform, native Qt-applications, the DOpE windowing system, games, and much more. More information is available at the demo CD website. And yes, boys and girls, there are screenshots, too.
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RE[2]: Minix?
by Get a Life on Mon 13th Mar 2006 21:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Minix?"
Get a Life
Member since:
2006-01-01

Such a degree of disrespect for Andrew Tanenbaum is undue, no matter how poorly you understand some argument on Usenet from the early '90s.

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RE[3]: Minix?
by vitae on Mon 13th Mar 2006 21:50 in reply to "RE[2]: Minix?"
vitae Member since:
2006-02-20

Really? Because if Andrew Tanenbaum was some polite old professor happy to see a youngster like Linus Torvalds accomplish something great, that'd be nice. But he's not. He's a loud-mouthed, opinonated ass. You have to give respect to get it back. That's how it works. He doesn't seem to understand that.

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RE[4]: Minix?
by Get a Life on Mon 13th Mar 2006 23:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Minix?"
Get a Life Member since:
2006-01-01

Maybe if you knew what you were talking about you wouldn't stick your foot in your mouth.

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RE[4]: Minix?
by thebluesgnr on Tue 14th Mar 2006 00:39 in reply to "RE[3]: Minix?"
thebluesgnr Member since:
2005-11-14

His opinions on Linux were honest and true. The only one who lacked respect in that discussion apologized for it at the time.

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RE[4]: Minix?
by EliGottlieb on Tue 14th Mar 2006 17:20 in reply to "RE[3]: Minix?"
EliGottlieb Member since:
2005-10-30

Everyone on the net is a loud-mouthed, opinionated ass.

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