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Bluebottle operating system

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Bluebottle operating system

Company / developer ETH Zurich
OS family A2
Source model Open source
Supported platforms IA-32, x86-64, ARM, Cell
License BSD-like[1]
Official website

Bluebottle (formerly known as AOS and recently as A2) is an Operating System with unconventional features. It is the next generation Native Oberon, the Oberon operating system [2][3][4] for bare PC hardware. It was developed at the ETH Zurich. It is small and fast and supports multiprocessor computers. It is completely based on an upward-compatible dialect of the Oberon programming language called Active Oberon. Its user interface supports a "point-and-click" metaphor to execute commands from text, similar to clicking hyperlinks in a browser. The interface is a zooming user interface and can be seen in the YouTube external link below.

See also


External links

  • ETH Oberon Home Page
  • Oberon Language Genealogy
  • Bluebottle Home Page running on Bluebottle machine
  • Oberon Community Platform - Wiki & Forum
  • An application in industrial control at Radiar.
  • A short movie showing a programming technique and the Bluebottle OS

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