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If you desire you may mirror this page. In your mirrored page you must state that you are a mirror and provide the original URL of the Project page. For a good example see:

This gives a 404...? --Phillid 02:08, 17 November 2013 (CST)


All OSes should be listed in alphabetical order.

The format of data on this page is in the form of:

  • OS Name - Title or short description.



User (rejected wiki license) asked for projects to be dated - Combuster 12:25, 3 October 2011 (UTC)

Entry Template

I wrote two templates for the entries into the list. One is the major and the second is a sub template. The first works like this:

 |OSName=<The project name>
 |OSDescription=<A description of the project>
 |Contact=<A contact address, name, or internet message location>
 |License=<License of this project>
 |URL=<The URL for this project>
 |LastReleaseDate=<A date of the last release known>
 |LastReleaseDescription=<A description of the last release known>
 |FloppyAvailable=<The availability of floppy with your OS.
This info is valuable for the people who still use floppies, maybe as the
"virtual floppies" which - for example - could be added to coreboot open source BIOS>

The line (below) uses the optional second template and can be included to provide a closer inspection message for questionable entries.

 |CloserInspection={{CloserInspectionValidity|<Reason><br \>'<Your name>}}

The last part regardless if you include the (above) single line or not is to add the two closing curly brackets.


If done correctly your entry will appear just like the others. You can also edit that page to see how each entry was made if you are still unsure. --Kevin 17:45, 27 May 2007 (CDT)

Should their be a thing in the template that tells what license the OS is under? cause a few on the Wiki are even closed source. --Earlz 13:50, 22 April 2009 (UTC)

Now it is. For example.


This works for the OSProject template too. --Glauxosdever 08:02, 4 April 2016 (CDT)

Dead Websites

If a website is dead, please check the WayBack Machine to see if an older version of it was archived. --David Aylaian 09:26, 17 December 2017 (CST)

About dead websites

Sadly there is a big problem - even when the website is a part of archive, usually the downloads with OS source code are not archived :(

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