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What Ever Happened to OS/2?
on Tue 12th Feb 2013 13:51 UTC
Remember OS/2? Promoted as the successor to DOS in the late 1980's and early 1990's, the product wound up losing out to Windows and then slowly fading away. This article recounts what happened and summarizes OS/2 today.
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RE: The Present
on Thu 14th Feb 2013 18:55 UTC in reply to "
We have OpenOffice 3.2.0, Firefox 10, Thunderbird, OpenJDK 1.6, CUPS, Qt 4 libraries, a lot of open source Qt4 apps ported, GCC compiler, etc.
And rpm, the complete AMP suite, Watcom C and Fortran compilers, DFSee (the partition magician), and PMView (the fastest image viewer/editor on earth).
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