Home Page   

Computer Systems

Computers: Systems  (4,877)



  • A Catalog of Operating Systems - Classified, alphabetic listing of most operating systems, past and present, distributed commercially or reported in English-language literature, platform oriented. From Computer Science 258, West Virginia University.
  • Alternative OSs on the Net - A list of operating systems and OS link sites.
  • Microcomputer Operating Systems - Some 70 OSs that run on microcomputers, PCs. User interfaces in earlier systems are command-line, character-oriented; later systems are mostly GUI-based. List, with brief descriptions, no links. From West Virginia University.
  • Open Source Ring - Alphabetized list of many links, OSs, projects.
  • Paul Hsieh OS Page - Loosely categorized list of about 100 links to developer resources for creating OSs, emulators, alternative OSs.


  • Freebyte's Guide to Operating Systems, Free and Non-free - Includes: open source, commercial; Unix (BSDs, Linux); Amiga; BeOS, Zeta; RiscOS; DOS, Windows-emulators; educational; a few related topics.
  • Information about Operating Systems - Operating System Documentation Project, OSDP: information on many OSs and their developers; independent objective descriptions, facts, history; in text and screenshots. [English, German, French]
  • The OS Files - Portal for many x86 PC platform operating systems; details, news, information, secret tips, background, links, availability (current, planned); DOSs, Linux, NetWare, OS/2, Unix, Windows.
  • Vintage OS - Information, consulting on DOS, Windows, OS/2, Unix, BSD, Mac, MVS, Palm OS, UNIX, and other vintage operating systems.



Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web.
Submit a Site - Open Directory Project - Become an Editor