todo - make a proper page
Haiku is the only live an open source effort I know of.
Dead revivals ∞
[Zeta] - New Generation BeOS Solutions -- The commercial re-release of BeOS. Was
BeOS NG(New Generation)
- yellowtab.com died on 2006-11-24. The company started insolvency procedures 8 months earlier.
- At some point it was redirecting to www.zeta-os.com but that's German. - (2017-01-02 it's dead)
- As of 2017-01-02 it redirects to zeta.giga.de which is German.
- A BeOS-inspired operating system powered by a Linux kernel. -- BeOS apps require a recompile to work here.
- For a while that domain was not renewed.
- As of 2017-01-02 not updated since 2003-06-26.
[BeFree] -- A desktop operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU system. This project provides also an object-oriented application framework and a desktop environment, inspired by the original BeOS application programming interface, created by Be, Inc.
- gone? befree.berlios.de is dead
- A new user interface that runs on top of the Linux operating system (and soon others). Cosmoe implements a powerful but easy-to-use high-level C++ API that is quite similar to BeOS. In fact, many BeOS programs can be recompiled to run on Cosmoe with little or no changes!
- As of 2009-03 it hasn't had a blog update since 2004-12.
- As of 2017-01-02 it's dead.
dev.zebuntu.com -- Zenuntu was a beos compatibility layer built on Ubuntu.
Ancient notes ∞
These must be really really old...
- My woes may be solved by making the cdrom a 'master'
Also turn off "plug and play OS" in the CMOS.
BeOS Resources ∞
- Open Standards BeOS-compatible Operating Systems -- an international, non-profit organization working to define and promote open specifications for the delivery of the Open Standards BeOS-compatible Operating System (OSBOS) platform for personal computers in consumer and business environments. The mission of beunited.org is to proliferate these open specifications through the sponsorship of technology, market, user education, and support programs throughout the world.
BeOS Links ∞
- [http://directory.google.com/Top/Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Microkernel/BeOS/ Google Directory: BeOS and OpenBeOS]
Unsorted Links ∞
- https://web.archive.org/web/20040615001146/http://www.lebuzz.com/ -- The latest BUZZ About BeOS Audio
- https://web.archive.org/web/20160305154345/http://beosmax.org/main.php -- Another BeOS distribution
- https://web.archive.org/web/20040805213516/http://beosmax.org:80/forum/index.php -- BeOSMax Forum
- https://web.archive.org/web/20040606083644/http://software.beosmax.org:80/softmain.php - Software reviewed for BeOSMax -- nothing to see really, as of 25 Mar '04
https://web.archive.org/web/20060511200924/http://www.beosmax.org/screenshots/vpc2004/vpc2004.htm -- BeOS 5 PE Max Edition V3 inside Microsoft Virtual PC 2004