Be announced that more than 550,000 copies of BeOS 5 have been downloaded since the free PC operating system became available a week ago.
Eclipse is an open source operating system developed by Bell Labs with Quality of Service Support. It is based on FreeBSD version 3.4.
Apple looks set to release version 1.0 of its Darwin open source operating system core real soon now - and for the first time the code will be made available for Intel-based systems.
In association with the availability of the latest release of its flagship product, BeOS 5, Be Incorporated announced that it will offer free access to its source code.
Be Inc. said that it will offer the newest version of its operating system for free later this quarter. Version 5 for the desktop will be available for download to preregistered individuals. Be will also work with publishers and other partners to distribute the software.
The V2_OS is a brand new Operating System developed by the techies at the V2_Lab (International lab for the unstable media) in Rotterdam.
EROS: The Extremely Reliable Operating System is a new operating system being implemented at the University of Pennsylvania.
Amiga users have begun a campaign to persuade Amiga, inc. president Thomas Schmidt that the success of both company and community depends on taking a leaf from Linux's book and releasing the AmigaOS under an open source licence.
Apple is the first major computer company to make Open Source development a key part of its ongoing software strategy