Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jul 2017 20:56 UTC, submitted by Alex
OpenStep, GNUstep

After almost 8 years (we talked about it, of course), a new version of the GNUSTEP live CD has been released - version 2.5, for amd64. The live CD is based on Debian 9, has low hardware requirements, and uses Linux 4.9 with compressed RAM and no systemd. The live CD is a very easy and non-destructive way of testing out and playing with GNUSTEP, a free software implementation of OPENSTEP.

It's been a long, long time since I got to use our glorious *STEP database category. Isn't that one beautiful icon?

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RE: A bad start...
by henderson101 on Thu 27th Jul 2017 09:01 UTC in reply to "A bad start..."
henderson101
Member since:
2006-05-30

Virtual PC only supports emulation of a 32 bit processor. Try Virtual Box. This trips up a lot of people.

Our up stream produces up VM's in VirtualPC format for integration testing of services, and so we still need VPC hanging about. It's a crappy VM to be honest. The version that integrates in to Windows 7 is very basic, I always try to use the 2007 distro as this at least runs as a program rather than a half arsed partly integrated Explorer extension. The integrated version only needed to really run XP, so it definitely does not support anything other than 32-bit.

Edited 2017-07-27 09:05 UTC

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RE[2]: A bad start...
by The Lone OSer on Thu 27th Jul 2017 12:40 in reply to "RE: A bad start..."
The Lone OSer Member since:
2005-07-11

LOL, my mistake I did mean virtualbox, havn't used virtual PC for years ;)

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RE[3]: A bad start...
by Alfman on Fri 28th Jul 2017 13:32 in reply to "RE[2]: A bad start..."
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

The Lone OSer,

LOL, my mistake I did mean virtualbox, havn't used virtual PC for years.


It worked strait away for me, so there's probably something wrong with your virtualbox and not the live cd. Make sure it's configured for a 64bit guest. The GUI is ancient and there's barely anything installed to show it off so IMHO your not missing too much.

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