Operating Systems News Archives
The Widely-Criticized New Commercial Linux Distro Is Now On Kickstarter

Back in July I wrote about a new Linux distribution based on Arch and Wayland that was aiming for commercial success and talked up being the "ultimate operating system" for users that could compete with the likes of Microsoft Windows. The distribution, Operating System U, was widely criticized by readers, but now the distribution is on Kickstarter to solicit funds.

22 August 2014 - Operating System U - 43 Comments
Slackware Turns 21 Years Old

It was on this day in 1993 that Patrick Volkerding announced the Slackware 1.00 release that was inspired by the Softlanding Linux System.

17 July 2014 - Slackware - 10 Comments
Operating System U Now Solicits Community Ideas

Operating System U, the newest distribution out there that plans for commercial opportunities with laptop pre-loads and is powered by Arch Linux and Wayland, is now soliciting development ideas from the community.

6 July 2014 - OSu - 16 Comments

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