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Genode OS 13.11 Brings Many Fantastic Features

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Published on 28 November 2013 03:38 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The Genode OS Framework 13.11 release happened this Thanksgiving Day and with it comes a whole lot of exciting -- some experimental -- features.

The open-source operating system framework now has support for Qt5 QML, the Linux TCP/IP stack as a user-space library, FUSE file-system support, and HDMI support for the Raspberry Pi and Samsung Exynos 5 ARM boards. Genode OS 13.11 additionally has dynamic resource balancing support, switches to building under C++11 by default, improves event tracking, Gigabit networking via the Linux TCP/IP support, a new server API, new terminal services, device driver improvements, and a massive amount of other changes.

The Genode OS developers have also been working on porting the DosBox DOS emulator to their platform, libSDL support, and continued Mesa driver porting.

Genode OS 13.11 is a huge release for the operating system project so to find out all of the details in this update check out the news announcement and the very detailed 13.11 release notes.

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