Monday, October 03, 2005

MenuetOS - Very Small OS Fits On A Floppy

MenuetOS is a hobby Operating System for the PC written entirely in 32bit assembly language, and released under the GPL. It supports 32 bit x86 assembly programming since this allows for smaller, faster and less resource hungry applications to be created.
- Pre-emptive multitasking, multithreading, ring-3 protection
- Responsive GUI with resolutions up to 1280x1024, 16 million colours
- IDE: Editor/Macro Assembler for building kernel and applications
- TCP/IP stack with Loopback, PPP & Ethernet drivers
- Network applications include ftp/http/mp3/smtp servers,
- irc, http, nntp and tftp clients
- Free-form, skinnable application windows
- Hard real-time data fetch
- Fits uncompressed on a single floppy

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