Bell Labs has made the third release of its Plan 9 computer operating system available on the World Wide Web under an open-source agreement.
GNULinux.com is the open source gateway where non-Linux to novice-Linux users can find resources and information to make the transition to Linux an easy and friendly experience.
This article, well really more like a journal, explores my installation of OpenBSD. I had a few problems and made a few errors, but I also found some solutions and had some work arounds.
Global Technologies Group, Inc. announced that the PowerCrypt encryption accelerator has been endorsed by OpenBSD (www.openbsd.com). Kernel-level support for PowerCrypt was developed by OpenBSD, with device drivers and IPSec code written by members of the OpenBSD community.
Although it is fast and stable, with excellent multimedia capabilities, BeOS 5.0 still enjoys too little support from developers of applications and drivers to make it a viable replacement for Windows on mainstream desktops.
Lately the BSD world is changing very rapidly: Walnut Creek merged with BSDI, BSD finally got more attention of the media and new exciting techniques (OpenSSH, IPv6, etc.) are being integrated in the BSD source trees. In the beginning of April 2000 we had an interview with Theo Deraadt, leader of the OpenBSD project concerning these and some other things.
In a bid to boost its profile in the emerging 'e-device' arena, real-time operating system supplier QNX is going open source - sort of.
The best thing that could happen to Mac OS X happened with the release of Darwin 1.0. Now that a (hopefully) large number of eyeballs will inspect the internals of the kernel, there is a very good chance that Mac OS X will be a solid offering early on.
TrustedBSD provides a set of trusted operating system extensions to the FreeBSD operating system, targetting the Orange Book B1 evaluation criteria.
At this point, for most intents and purposes, MINIX is effectively no different than being in the public domain. You can do whatever you want with it.