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 Mar 26, 2009 - 10:58 PM - by Michael
* Old OSes

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Computerworld offers up a look back at 10 semi-forgotten operating systems that helped shape the computing world today...

Today we want to honor a handful of the most memorable operating systems and interfaces that have graced our desktops over the years. Some of them lasted for years. Some of them had remarkably short lives but inspired trends that we are benefiting from to this day. And a few of them ... well, they were just cool for school.

The world may have left these operating systems behind, but some of us didn't. A few die-hards are hanging onto ancient hardware just to keep those beloved operating systems running. Others have reverse-engineered the OS code in open-source projects. And some of us still have those old Install disks, waiting for the right computer to come along so we can relive those days of yore.
It's nice when some of them pop up in virtualized format as well... ever fired up an Apple II/e emulator?
 

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