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Lounge => General Computers and Gaming => Topic started by: Raffaele the Amigan on December 18, 2008, 02:49:41 am

Title: Announcing VMWAros 1.0
Post by: Raffaele the Amigan on December 18, 2008, 02:49:41 am
15 dec 2008 developer Paolo Besser released version 1.0 of VMWAros, the AROS package that runs hosted in a virtual machine environment...  ;010

And now VMWAros compiles itself and it runs directly elder Amiga software, by clicking directly on it, thanks to AmiBridge super-configuration-script for UAE Universal Amiga Emulator.

http://www.vmwaros.org/

Major features:

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New since VmwAROS 0.9.1 sneak preview:

- New, customized system files
- Shutdown Wanderer funcion on supported hardware
- Widescreen graphic modes on selected cards
- Added Ken Lester's iconset
- Added sound in Quake
- Complete development chain with GCC 4.2.2, Python, ecc
- VmwAROS can now compile AROS
- Added new games
- Updated many programs
- Added 68K application support with AmiBridge
- Added automatic extractor for multiple archive files (PoorARC)
- Added PDF document support (PoorPDF)
- Added first-run configuration script
- Installing VmwAROS won't leave volumes without icons anymore
- Fixed typing issue with SimpleMail
- Added many desktop wallpapers from M. De Angelis (JohnSmith)
- Updated VmwUpdate and SwitchMuiMaster
- Added GhostScript
- Fixed many file associations
- Corrected paths and ASSIGNs
- Added VmwAROS services manager in Prefs
- Improved PDF user/reviewer guide
- ...and many, many more!


There is also an interesting interview of Paolo speaking about this new 1.0 version, and you can find it here:

http://arosshow.blogspot.com/2008/12/vmwaros-10-is-released-by-paolo-besser.html

Bravi! Bravi tutti!  ;019  ;019  ;019
Title: Announcing VMWAros 1.0
Post by: NejinOniwa on December 18, 2008, 10:11:28 am
C-Chan would cry tears of joy if he saw this.


I'll light a cactus for him. ;_;
Title: Announcing VMWAros 1.0
Post by: Raffaele the Amigan on December 19, 2008, 01:43:54 pm
Quote from: "NejinOniwa"C-Chan would cry tears of joy if he saw this.


I'll light a cactus for him. ;_;


Give him a chance and sure he will get enough spare time to surf the web and read the forum news, Caramba!  ;011


P.S. In the meanwhile it has been announced that OWB the new Amiga browser will be available for AROS too, and now mPlayer (the open source multimedia player) it is up and running on Aros too (just first Alpha version)...

http://amigaworld.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=4653

http://aros-exec.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=3141&viewmode=flat&order=ASC&start=0

Developer Michal Schulz is completing USB support feature for Aros...

http://msaros.blogspot.com/2008/12/remember-me.html

And another developer called Mazze is porting Ignition Spreadsheet Program to Aros...

http://aros-exec.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?post_id=25210#forumpost25210

There are also two images of Ignition available:

http://www.mazze-online.de/aros/pictures/ignition2.jpg

http://www.mazze-online.de/aros/pictures/ignition3.jpg