Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Oct 2013 22:33 UTC, submitted by JRepin
GNU, GPL, Open Source

It is the GNU project's 30th birthday, and we are pleased to announce version 0.5 of the GNU Hurd.

The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel. It is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar kernels (such as Linux).

A bit late, but there you have it. Does anyone here actually use Hurd?

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RE: Wow
by allanregistos on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 01:22 UTC in reply to "Wow"
allanregistos
Member since:
2011-02-10

I haven't hurd anything about this project in awhile. See what I did there... eh? ;)


Love to test it under a VM. By the way, any news from SkyOS? It's dead I think.

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RE[2]: Wow
by priit on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 04:25 in reply to "RE: Wow"
priit Member since:
2005-07-06

SkyOS is rather dead, yes. There was a news item about it a few weeks ago, http://www.osnews.com/story/27260/Last_SkyOS_5_0_beta_released_for_...

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RE[3]: Wow
by allanregistos on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 07:05 in reply to "RE[2]: Wow"
allanregistos Member since:
2011-02-10

SkyOS is rather dead, yes. There was a news item about it a few weeks ago, http://www.osnews.com/story/27260/Last_SkyOS_5_0_beta_released_for_...

Can't access skyos.org site, any link for download?

Edit: Maybe from pastebin: http://pastebin.com/AE6pjFC6 as posted in your osnews link. Sources should be available for any OS dev to work on it.

Edited 2013-10-02 07:08 UTC

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RE[2]: Wow
by Andre on Wed 2nd Oct 2013 23:38 in reply to "RE: Wow"
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2005-07-06

As dead as it has been for the last couple of years, apart from the free download which overloaded their server.

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