Questions tagged [operating-system]

The tag to use if your search is for a specific operating system that matches X requirements.

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what is the MOST smallest OS that can be installed on a windows tablet(uefi)

My tablet supports booting from FAT32 usb drives. And maybe ntfs is also supported. I want an OS that would be the lightest, smallest, use minimum of both disk space and RAM. It has to have support ...
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Process trackers which allow combining all subprocesses?

I want a GUI process monitor for Linux with which I can group together all separate processes which are part of a single running instance of Firefox, or Chromium, or other applications - so that I can ...
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Hide Windows Application

I have several applications including Mathematica and VirtualBox(with Ubuntu) that I constantly run in the background. Ideally I would like these applications to automatically start at boot but hide ...
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Laptop Linux distribution for an enginnering student with minimal experience running Linux/Unix/DOS

I am currently buying a new laptop(see related hardware rec question here, and shall be dual-booting it with Windows 10 and some Linux distribution. I have some experience with Ubuntu and the Windows ...
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Didactic / simplistic operating system for mobile phones for learning purpose

Basically, I want to a mobile OS, that can be used to learn about the creation of mobile operating systems. I'd prefer one thats based on Android. Something like Minix for desktop: A clean and small ...
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Modern Linux-based operating system that can run on an old Pentium III system

I'm looking for a Linux-based operating system that can run on an early 1999 computer that has the following specifications: Intel Pentium III processor, 450 MHz Up to 384 MB RAM maximum 8 MB ...
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Software for tracking the changes within a folder?

I'm trying to decide on a Linux distro to put onto a USB, and use as a portable "computer". One of the main factors in deciding on said Distro is how much it writes to the USB during regular use. So I ...
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Fully Automatic OS-Installation in VMs

I must often install debian in virtual machines in the workstations I am working on and try to automate this. I do not want to store and reuse preinstalled vms due to these disadvantages: I would ...
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Which distro supporting ZFS is currently most performant?

I am setting up a networked system for acquiring a large number of streamed camera images (up to 3GB/s of raw tif files; up to 2TB per experimental acquisition). The host that acquires the data will ...
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Operating system for .NET/Python/Java development, with no End Of Life before 2021

Which OS do you recommend for a software developer used to work with .Net, Python, Java? Requirements: End Of Line not before 2021; Easy access to development tools for .Net Core, Java, Python, Lua; ...
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OS to install on a Lenovo IdeaPad A1?

I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad A1 (1st generation) in 2012 and I was wondering if it's possible to use Ubuntu Mobile/Touch, Tizen, Sailfish or some other OS on it? Specs overview: Model: Lenovo IdeaPad ...
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Router operating system run program when new device connects

I want to monitor my network and do some actions (e.g. send an email) every time a new device shows up in the network. Which operating system/api would make this job the easiest. I was looking at ...
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most easily audited server operating system

I have screwed around with hobby servers for years, now, but now I'm starting to get into more serious servers, with much higher reliability requirements. The obvious answer is just to get started on ...
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Working resident monitor source code from the sixties

I teach operating systems and I talked about resident monitors in the sixties, but it would be nice to move from theory to peeking into a factual source code that even runs on an emulator. As I ...
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What are the best real time operating systems when security is required?

I could build this non exhaustive list of RTOS : VxWorks, QNX, LynxOS, eCOS, WindowsCE, LinuxRT, Micrium, PURE, MMLite, XPembedded, RTAI, xenomai, Integrity, Nucleus, ThreadX. From what I know, ...
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Compulab Utilite Pro: searching for not discontinued Linux operating system

The Utilite Pro from Compulab is a mini ARM computer that seems to have been discontinued, so it is difficult to find not outdated *NIX (Linux-like) operating systems that can be run on it. Could ...
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OSX/macOS version for a decent development/compile-farm machine

I'm looking for "the best" Apple OS for helping me in coding and testing cross-platform (Linux, W32, OSX) applications, written in C, C++, Python and similar (no fancy, new-fangled node.js or - horror ...
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Is there any tool to silent Os Install

I need to Install fedora 25 in 10+ system. My intention to Install Os with slight installation instead of click next and next like packer. But packer only setup vagrant environment. I need to Setup ...
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Highly extensible open-source web desktop

I'm looking for a fully-fledged web desktop with all rendering done client-side. Details Constraints Extensibility - it should be easy to add a new application to the web desktop. Customizable - it ...