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Menuet OS – fits on a floppy disk but can run Quake!

“Windows Vista Premium can take 15GB of hard drive space to install and tax even modern desktop PCs and notebooks. The developers behind MenuetOS have taken a different tack, however: their operating system is lightweight and incredibly speedy, despite having many of the trimmings you would expect from a modern OS.

MenuetOS offers pre-emptive multitasking, an attractive and modern-looking GUI, a TCP/IP stack for Internet access and more. Most importantly, you can run Quake on it. What’s even more astounding is that the entire operating system can fit on a single floppy disk. The secret behind Menuet’s diminutive size and astonishing responsiveness lies, unsurprisingly, in the development process.”

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