for April 19, 2010 is out. "Operating systems come in many different shapes and sizes - some are enormous and created by huge multinational software companies, others are tiny and represent the result of a few curious individuals. HelenOS belongs to the latter camp. Although it was started as a research project and is presently still just a tool to learn about system internals, the project has ambition to become a usable, general-purpose operating system. Read on for our interview with founder Jakub Jermar and a first-look review of the latest version. In the news section, Fedora continues its march towards its next stable release, Debian developers elect a new project leader and MOPSLinux faces uncertain future following a sponsor's departure. Also not to be missed: a link to an excellent article on migrating to GRUB 2, and our questions and answers feature which explains the intricacies of the "nice" and "renice" commands. Happy reading!
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