Upcoming OS/2 Release Will Be Called ArcaOS 5.0

At the annual convention of OS/2 users, Arca Noae announced their new OS/2-OEM distribution

will be released in the fourth quarter of 2016

, and the project, codenamed “Blue Lion”, will officially be called ArcaOS 5.0. “The significance of the version number relates to IBM OS/2 4.52 — the last maintenance release of the platform released by IBM in 2001,” reports TechRepublic.

martiniturbide

writes:

The article discusses the features of ArcaOS like USB bootable installer, USB (1.1 and 2) , ACPI, AHCI, and network card drivers, new OS installer, etc. It will be sold in two editions: ArcaOS Commercial Edition [with 12 months of priority support and updates] and ArcaOS Personal Edition…

Anyone have fond members of OS/2? Are there any Slashdot readers who are still using it?

via Slashdot http://bit.ly/25vjcKd

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