January 18, 2005

A desktop for QNX Neutrino

This article is designed to assess demand for a desktop environment which will run on top of the QNX Neutrino Operating System (www.qnx.com). This project started after seeing numerous new users to QNX heaping praise upon the OS, but having only one lament, the lack of a desktop. Some of the design is loosely based around screenshots of the ill-fated QNX-based Amiga OS, other aspects are based on the Indigo Magic desktop on SGI's IRIX. There are also influences from Apple's Mac OS X and Castle Technology's RISC OS. In the absence of a good name, the desktop will hereby be referred to as 'the desktop'. The desktop's main constituents are:

Link: openqnx.com

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