The Haiku community is living a very peculiar moment these days. They are witnessing the creation of its Package Manager. Generally considered as the last missing piece before the Beta, Haiku Inc. was recently awarded two contracts to allow full-time work on this sub-project.
A very common problem Every operating system project meant to be run on generic hardware faces this issue, which is to support the widest range possible of hardware configurations. Haiku makes no exception to the rule, and being a small(-ish), volunteer run project, the challenge may seem even more daunting. Heck, even BeOS (Haiku’s inspiration) […]
These days, Haiku is seeing a long standing barrier to interoperability fading away as its NFSv4 client is getting merged. It’s the first sign for the feature to be included in future releases of Haiku. Following a quite successful Google Summer of Code project, the stabilization and testing steps have finally reached a satisfactory state, […]
I have been having an absolute blast of a time testing out a new operating system for this article. It is called Haiku. It is not a Unix or Linux based operating system, but rather an operating system based upon BeOS.