Linked by Michael Hill on Sun 25th Jul 2010 10:36 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation "As a long-time fan of GeoWorks Ensemble (now Breadbox Ensemble), a DOS based graphical user interface and office suite popular in the 80s, I've run it under a variety of operating systems and emulators over the years. You see, Ensemble requires an underlying operating system to provide a DOS compatible file system, not unlike early versions of Windows that required DOS. [...] With the release of eComStation 2.0 I thought I'd revisit the challenge of getting Breadbox Ensemble running under OS/2 again [...] but to add a further twist, since I didn't want to do this on a dedicated machine, I chose to see if I could get things running under VirtualBox."
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RE: Comment by Kroc
by truckweb on Sun 25th Jul 2010 12:22 UTC in reply to "Comment by Kroc"
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Because you see, for a moment there, that's exactly what I was thinking, OSnews must be slowly dying with no new article for a while.

So this kind of information should really be put on the front page. Also, it would be nice to know when life is going to be injected back in the site.


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