Operating Systems 3

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Operating Systems 3

  1. 1. CI1131 ICT Lecture Introduction to Operating Systems (3): other OSs
  2. 2. Alternatives to Linux <ul><li>the BSD family: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FreeBSD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NetBSD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DesktopBSD (based on FreeBSD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenBSD (forked from NetBSD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Darwin (based on FreeBSD and NextStep) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Alternatives to Linux <ul><li>BeOS / Zeta / Haiku </li></ul><ul><li>Syllable (based on AtheOS, an Amega clone) </li></ul><ul><li>KolibriOS (based on MenuetOS) </li></ul><ul><li>OpenVMS / FreeVMS (based on VMS) </li></ul><ul><li>ReactOS (MS Windows clone) </li></ul><ul><li>Aros / Aranym (“Atari Running on Any Machine”) </li></ul>
  4. 4. 'Webtops': web-based Oss [1] <ul><li>Ulteo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ulteo.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oodesk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oodesk.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>G.ho.st (My rating: *****) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://g.ho.st </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EyeOS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://eyeos.info </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jooce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.jooce.com </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 'Webtops': web-based Oss [2] <ul><li>DesktopTwo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://desktoptwo.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ZimDesk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.zimdesk.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webdesk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.webdesk.in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AstraNOS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.astranos.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iCUBE Online Operating System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oos.cc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ajaxWindows (My rating: *****) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ajaxwindows.com </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 'Webtops': web-based Oss [3] <ul><li>StartForce (My rating: *****) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.startforce.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A fairly comprehensive list of 45+ web-based operating systems can be found at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2007/08/22/web-os/ </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. A Short History of OSs <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system </li></ul><ul><li>http://computer.howstuffworks.com/operating-system.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_operating_systems </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>EyeOS and CmyOS </li></ul>

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