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.

Accessing the Tube!

In Italy we have a motto which says, once translated into "barely English", a single image worths a thousand words. That's why I can't really stop myself from sharing the following image with you:




















Yes, this basically means Deadwood has made the miracle and yes, you will be playing YouTube videos on Icaros Desktop starting with next update. No more scripts to download contents, no more struggling with YouTube's changes, no more updating of single components, but finally "the real thing"! The new browser will need slightly updated system components, but it will bring a better cookie and bookmarks support, will finally fix the nasty "second download crash" issue and will raise AROS web browsing performances and compatibility with current sites. Wouldn't Deadwood deserve a big hurrah!?