Posted on February 10, 2013 10:05 am

Life After MS-DOS: FreeDOS Keeps On Kicking

from the the-nineties-never-left dept.

FreeDOS — the drop-in, open source replacement for MS-DOS — was started after Microsoft announced that starting from Windows 95, DOS would play a background role at best for users. Almost two decades later, FreeDOS has survived and, as its creator explains in this interview, is still being actively developed, despite achieving its initial aim of an MS-DOS compatible OS, which quite frankly is somewhat amazing.