K-Linux is based on RTAI (real-time application interface), a free real-time Linux operating system. K-Linux uses a Linux 2.4.26 kernel, and runs on x86 and ARM (including XScale), with other architectures available on request, according to Koan. In addition to wxWidgets, K-Linux supports graphics frameworks include Qt, GTK, X11, and FLTK.
July 23, 2004
Free real-time Linux distro gains cross-platform GUI framework
Koan Software has enhanced its real-time Linux distribution for industrial applications with support for wxWidgets (formerly wxWindows), a mature C++ GUI framework for cross-platform development. wxWidgets provides an API that enables console and graphical applications to be compiled on various target platforms with a native look and feel on each.