Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Nov 2007 18:38 UTC, submitted by fireball
ReactOS The opensource Windows-compatible operating system ReactOS released a status update today. The highlights are the ability to run OpenOffice.org 2 applications (screenshots), kernel bugfixes, a restructured win32 subsystem, and plans about the next release (December 2007).
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Live CD
by lefty78312 on Wed 14th Nov 2007 23:37 UTC
lefty78312
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2005-10-18

Is there a live ReactOS CD yet? I couldn't find one on their website. I think this is a wonderful project, and I can't wait for the beta.

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RE: Live CD
by Joe User on Thu 15th Nov 2007 01:27 in reply to "Live CD"
Joe User Member since:
2005-06-29

"Is there a live ReactOS CD yet? I couldn't find one on their website".


Sure, on their download page, 2nd link :-)
http://www.reactos.org/en/download.html

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RE[2]: Live CD
by Rugxulo on Thu 15th Nov 2007 15:37 in reply to "RE: Live CD"
Rugxulo Member since:
2007-10-09

They really should use 7-Zip for their .ZIP archives (or "advzip -z4" from AdvanceComp). It would save them > 1 MB of download size. And if you think that's not enough (times a billion downloaders), a simple .7z archive is much smaller (liveCD is 19 MB for -mx=1, 14 MB for -mx=9). I reported this all to them in IRC a few weeks ago, but I guess everyone doesn't mind such "minimal" time and bandwidth loss. Hey, whatever, their call. ;)

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