Syllable Desktop

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Syllable 0.6.5
Developer Kristian Van Der Vliet, Kaj de Vos, Rick Caudill, Arno Klenke, Henrik Isaksson
OS family Unix-like
Working state Alpha
Source model Open source
Initial release 0.4.0 / July 2002; 14 years ago (2002-07)[1]
Latest release 0.6.7 / April 12, 2012; 4 years ago (2012-04-12)
Platforms IA-32
Kernel type Hybrid
License GNU General Public License
Official website

Syllable Desktop is a free and open source operating system for Pentium and compatible processors. Its purpose is to create an easy-to-use desktop operating system for the home and small office user. It was forked from the stagnant AtheOS in July 2002.

It has a native web browser (Webster which is WebKit-based), email client (Whisper), media player, IDE, and many more applications.

Features according to the official website include:

Another version of Syllable OS is the Syllable Server, which is based on Linux core.

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