Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 16th Nov 2007 19:40 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Window Managers EDE 1.2 is a new version of EDE (Equinox Desktop Environment) which brings mostly bugfixes. Also it comes with full German and French localization. The Equinox Desktop Environment is a small desktop environment, built to be simple, to have a familiar look and feel and to be reasonably fast.
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Hmm
by Xaero_Vincent on Fri 16th Nov 2007 21:33 UTC
Xaero_Vincent
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2006-08-18

It looks like Windows 95.

However, does it run on a 486 with 8-16 MB RAM like Windows 95?

Today's Windows is a resource hog but back then it was pretty reasonable.

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RE: Hmm
by nelvana2005 on Fri 16th Nov 2007 23:00 in reply to "Hmm"
nelvana2005 Member since:
2005-07-29

Yes, it looks like Win95.

But back then, Win95 was a resource hog, too.

Most computers of that time had only 4MB RAM, so that everyone who bought the new and shiny Win 95 box in 1995, was also forced to buy a new piece of at least 4MB RAM. And in these days RAM was very expensive.

And, by the way, on a 486-66MHz machine with 8 to 16 MB RAM, OS/2 Warp 3 was lightyears ahead of "Chicago".

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RE[2]: Hmm
by OSGuy on Sat 17th Nov 2007 05:54 in reply to "RE: Hmm"
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2006-01-01

I have to disagree with you. Back then computers had 16-32MB RAM. I had an old Cyrix 76MHz or something like that with 16MB RAM...running Win95

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