[tech] Haiku on chaenopsis
zanchey at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Fri Oct 30 21:20:14 WST 2009
On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Daniel J. Axtens wrote:
> I have set up Haiku on two USB thumbdrives. Haiku is a rather neat
> alternative OS in the style of BeOS. While technically only an alpha,
> it's generally stable and well polished, and I encourage you to try it
> Currently, chaenopsis - the thinterm in the corner near the filing
> cabniet - boots from these thumbdrives. Trying it out is as simple as:
> - choosing whether you want the alpha (stable-ish) or SVN (less
> stable) version. The alpha is on a black 1GB thumbdrive, and the SVN
> version is on a white and yellow 4GB thumbdrive.
> - plugging the chosen thumbdrive into chaenopsis, and booting.
> Once booted, applications are accessible from the main menu, which is
> the feather icon in the top left. If you're looking for:
> - A web browser: try "BeZilla Browser" in the Applications menu (it
> takes a while to load, be patient). Gmail and Facebook work.
> - A terminal: "Terminal" in the Applications menu. SSH, gcc, git, svn
> and some other useful utilities are pre-installed. (note that you need
> to ssh to martello.ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au, not just martello)
I added ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au as a search domain in resolv.conf, so you should
be able to use just martello now :-)
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