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View Resource Linux Documentation Project

The Linux guru (or guru wanna-be) should bookmark this site. Linux is UNIX freeware available for Intel's x86, Motorola's 680x0, DECS's Alpha CPU and Sun's sun4c and sun4m machines, and is currently being ported to the PowerPC architecture. This meta-site contains documentation in many different languages, links to a great number of applications and utilities that run on Linux, user groups...

http://www.tldp.org/
View Resource WIN95-L: Windows 95 Message Archives Only

WIN95-L was an open, unmoderated give-and-take forum relating to Microsoft's Windows 95 operating system. (WIN95-L is running on L-Soft's LISTSERV TCP-IP Version 1.8b for Windows 95.)

http://PEACH.EASE.LSOFT.COM/archives/win95-l.html
View Resource WINNT-L: Windows NT/2000 Discussion List

WINNT-L is an open, unmoderated give-and-take forum relating to Microsoft's Windows NT operating system. (WINNT-L is running on L-Soft's LISTSERV TCP-IP Version 1.8b for Windows NT.) The list will cover both the Workstation and Advanced Server versions.

http://peach.ease.lsoft.com/archives/winnt-l.html
View Resource Mac06: The POSIX compatible OS for MacOS

Mac06 (pronounced "Mac oh six") is a POSIX-compatible environment (library and a system kernel) for the MacOS. Its features include a UNIX-like file system using HFS with full Finder integration; POSIX libc.a and #include headers; a curses library; a POSIX shell; many basic UNIX commands, such as cd, cat, find, fgrep, etc.; a software development environment; and sockets for TCP/IP. Mac06 is a...

http://www.dsitri.de/projects/mac06/index.html
View Resource MkLinux.org

Linux is a stable, relatively adaptable Operating System (OS) that has been distributed for free since its creation by Linus Torvalds in 1991. Since then, Torvalds has coordinated further development of this system by hundreds of computer professionals and hobbyists. For various reasons, this Unix clone OS has been getting quite a bit of attention lately, and some believe it could be a viable...

http://www.mklinux.org/
View Resource Inferno 2.0

Inferno, created at Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs, is a new operating system that could be the "Unix for the next century." Created by the same research lab that invented C++ and Unix, Inferno's primary goal is to operate seamlessly within a heterogeneous network environment. By abstracting resource interfaces to a common format, Inferno provides a general way to access all resources, both local...

http://www.vitanuova.com/inferno/
View Resource The Network is the User Experience: Microsoft's .NET Announcement

The latest issue of Jakob Nielsen's well-respected Alertbox analyzes Microsoft's .NET announcement made last week, which he describes as a "brilliant strategic move against the Justice Department." "Browsers," Nielsen declares, "must die as independent applications" as the main user interactions will in the future be mediated by network services and not by their operating systems. The article...

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/the-network-is-the-user-exp...
View Resource Mac OS X public beta

Mac OS X (read OS ten) is Apple's next-generation operating system and represents the largest overhaul of the Mac OS to date. Mac OS X promises to bring key technical features such as protected memory (which prevents an individual application from crashing the entire system) to the Macintosh platform for the first time. In addition to completely replacing the underpinnings of the Mac OS, Apple is...

https://www.apple.com/macos/high-sierra/
View Resource Mac OS X 10.1 Update

Apple released an update to its Mac OS X operating system. The update brought marked performance enhancements and several new features, such as data CD and DVD burning as well as DVD playback; Audio CD burning was added in an earlier update.

https://support.apple.com/kb/dl1227?locale=en_US
View Resource Rewind, Repair, Replay: Three R's to Dependability

One of the most important features in current software applications is the undo command, which allows users to revert to previous states in their documents. A relatively unexplored concept involves system undo, a method of restoring settings in a system that were accidentally changed by the operator. This research paper discusses "a model of undo that matches the needs of human error recovery and...

http://roc.cs.berkeley.edu/papers/sigops-ew2002-undo.pdf
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