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.

Good news for all italians readers! Icaros Desktop will be presented in a conference on saturday October 2nd, 2010, at the amazing italian event Videogames History, in the town of Monza, near Milan. Paolo Besser will talk about your distribution, and AROS in general, in the afternoon. Videogames History is probably the biggest event about gaming in Italy, with the exposion of over 1000 products, and more than 60 playable vintage systems, covering time from the '70s till today. The event will last for the whole week-end, but Icaros users and fans will be able to talk with Paolo on saturday only. More informations about Videogames History can be found here. See you @Monza!