Linked by David Adams on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 22:54 UTC, submitted by Unios
A serious-looking (German Language) article examines a rather preposterous claim: that a group of young hackers has produced "the first operating system that allows problems to run programs from Windows, Mac, [iOS] and Linux with only one system." Their outlandish claims ("every known program runs under UNIOS without driver issues!") drew interest from the local press, then skepticism. I wasn't able to find much information in the English language. So stay tuned here at OSNews, which will no doubt be covering ongoing industry-changing UniOS news as it breaks. Or not.
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The article is about it being a hoax
by RichterKuato on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 05:50 UTC
RichterKuato
Member since:
2010-05-14

The interviewer in the article says that Maik Mixdorf (the OS's creator) was shady and evasive. And his demonstration appeared to be using Linux with Wine. The mac apps he's shown seem to be Windows clones running under Wine. Can't say I'm terribly surprised.

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YEPHENAS Member since:
2008-07-14

He's an impostor kid running andLinux + KDE on Windows.

You can read clearly "andlinux-beta2-kde.exe" on the screenshot:
http://scr3.golem.de/screenshots/1108/unios/thumb620/unios_09.png

http://www.andlinux.org

The Mac app is Karthik's Picturebooth, a flash based Photo Booth clone running on Windows.

He's telling the press that he and his friends have written 52 millionen lines of code in three years, but he won't show it. And the press praises him as the next Bill Gates.

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Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26


He's telling the press that he and his friends have written 52 millionen lines of code in three years, but he won't show it. And the press praises him as the next Bill Gates.


Bill Gates was more a businessman than a software developer. I know he has written software (though I'm sure we'd all like to forget about QBasic), but the majority of stuff in the early days was bought.

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