ReactOS 0.4.1 review - Cold fusion

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Mrkvonic, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Let us go cool and obscure today: a review of ReactOS, an open-source Windows-compatible operating system, including setup and installation as a virtual machine, desktop look & feel, customization, basic usage, browsing and multimedia, application management, resource usage, performance, various bugs and problems, relevance and future, and more. Take a look.

    http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/reactos-0-4.html


    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
  2. fblais

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    Interesting, but looks almost obsolete even before it's completed.
    Development seems much too slow, considering how fast everything else is going.
     
  3. Joxx

    Joxx Registered Member

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    this
     
  4. blacknight

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    I tried it some years ago:

    - it's again an Alpha version ?
    - does it works on 64 BIT ?
    - there is a live cd version ?
     
  5. TairikuOkami

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    It was a nice try, but it is dead. React OS is somewhere around Win95/Win98, even XP is better off. Linux in comparison is around Vista/Win7.
     
  6. CloneRanger

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    I like that it's there ! As it improves it'll be even better
     
  7. NormanF

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    Developers lack the resources and clout of Microsoft in doing rapid cycle update of the operating system.

    When you don't have that, it'll always remain incomplete with a half-finished feel and look to it.

    Windows is fast and stable and that's why its #1 OS on computers worldwide.
     
  8. fblais

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    Now at version 0.4.2, wow!
    I'm tempted to download the live CD to see where they are now.
     
  9. new2security

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    Also it uses FAT 32. Another drawback.
     
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