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Alliance OS - New open-source project to develop an operating system based on ideas in the Caching Model of OS functionality as developed at Stanford University.
Bart Project - Freeware, multivalue OS database virtual machine for Windows; best summed up as Pick For Windows.
BreakWindows.com - Open source news, scripts, software. Tips: Linux, FreeBSD, C programming, PERL scripting, reviews of many popular free OSs: Linux, BSD, BeOS.
Cefarix OS - New project, intended as stable, fast, secure, reliable, easy to use, 32-bit protected mode OS for x86 and later PowerPC systems, open source, many features, graphical user interface (GUI), to replace Microsoft Windows, all versions.
Colelus project - We at Daybo Logic are developing a partially open source OS. Interest welcomed.
Corel's Open Source Development Community - Corel shows a strong commitment to the Open Source community and devotes large resources to projects such as setup UI, WINE, printing technologies.
FREENIX - Tiny, well done page of links to resources and distribution channels for freely redistributable UNIX, and a few other open source software projects.
Free Linux CD Project - Volunteers who send used Linux and other open source OS CDs to people who need them. Please contribute your CDs or get a Free CD.
Free Operating Systems
FreeOS - Provides articles, documentation, links to software, and news about Linux and other operating systems.
GeckOS/A65 - Full-featured, preemptive multi-tasking/threading operating system for 6502. Implements some Unix-like features: signals, semaphores, relocatable fileformat, standard library, internet support via a type of simplified sockets, virtual consoles.
InfiniteOS - An open source OS for the Mac. No real GUI yet, it is more of a CLI. Join us!
KAOS: Kick Ass Operating System - Preemptive, multitasking OS for MIPS R4400 processor, class project at Uppsala University, Sweden.
KOSH: Community Operating System and Hardware - A concept that has been around in one form or another for many years. Its root is the failure of single companies to address all the needs of all its customers, lack of interactivity, communications, feedback and involvement between producer and consumer, and lack of radical advancement and innovation due to fear of the producer in alienating its biggest customers.
LittleOS project - New open source operating system. Goal: to be stable and easy to use. Everyone can join the project!
Managing the Complexity Curve - Short paper explains ease and expense to maintain OS changes over time. Contrasting models are shown for closed vs. open source: with closed source, the more you know the harder it gets, with open source the more you know the easier it gets.
Phantom OS - Open-source, fast, stable, preemptive multitasking, microkernel, filesystems FAT-12/16/32, x86-based (386), dummy PCI support and network implementation, floppy and HD driver; cs4232, Sound Blaster drivers, sound mixing.
PublicOS - Want to be part of a Great Operating System under development? You don't even need special skills. Come and check our site out.
STORM - New free French OS with source!
SioKAOS - Project just starting. Described as object-oriented.