Icaros Desktop is a pre-configured AROS desktop environment for the PC platform, distributed on a bootable live media. The AROS Research Operating System is a open source lightweight, efficient and flexible desktop operating system, aiming at being compatible with AmigaOS 3.1 at the API level, while improving on it in many areas.

Ok, I admit it: from time to time I google for "Icaros Desktop" to see what people is saying about our distribution (that's a good way to spot weakness and problems that people might not report, when they have to speak directly) and it has been a really nice surprise to read what Demether has written about us! Unluckily my Français is something I should really reprise some day (I studied it a little at school, when I was still a kid), but luckily I can still read it and understand it. If you're curious, here are the links to the original article in French, or the classic robo-translation to English provided by Google...