Applications in next Ubuntu

RichardA pingvin at simaric.net
Mon Jan 24 14:55:51 CST 2005


On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 04:00:55 +0100, Moof <moof at metamoof.net> wrote:
> I still have friends who use RISC OS, so I'll try and
> rememebr to ask them. Acorn no longer make PCs, and seem to have been
> subsumed into ARM, but the 1996 StrongARM RISC PC, which was their
> last
> major Personal Computer and could even have a 486 or pentium plugged
> into a
> riser card to run windows on it, is still a sturdy little machine ten
> years
> down the line and continues working well.

Actually, there is still a healthy, if small, RISC OS community. There
is even current hardware:
http://www.riscos.org/hardware/index.html

I believe Rox filer, which many people run with Xfce, is based on
the RISC OS interface.



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