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MINIX 3.2.1 Brings More Polish, Better User-Space

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Published on 22 February 2013 03:33 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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As pointed out in the forums, the MINIX 3.2.1 micro-kernel operating system has been officially released.

Among the highlights of MINIX 3.2.1 is support for dynamically-linked executables, a new clean/updated NetBSD build system import, imports/upgrades to many user-land utilities, various performance improvements, EXT2 file-system support improvements, AHCI driver support, new network support, and various other enhancements.

More details on MINIX 3.2.1 can be learned at Minix3.org.

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