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Discussion in 'Software Development' started by tomo, Apr 27, 2004.

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  1. tomo

    tomo Thread Starter

    Nov 18, 2003
    Hello all, i am new to programing well i do not know nothing about programing. My question is how does one goes about making a operating system. if you know a good website where i can get some basic info on this subject

    here are my questions and i thank you for answering them

    1-what what programs should 1 learn like etc.c,c++ or something als
    2-what level of schooling does 1 has to haw in order to accomplish this goal.
    3-can it be done alone, or help is needed.
    4-what do people look in operating systems

    thank :confused: you all
  2. brendandonhu


    Jul 8, 2002
    See http://osdev.org
    Any particular reason you want to create your own OS instead of use one thats been in development for years?
  3. punjabian263


    Mar 13, 2003
  4. AbvAvgUser


    Oct 3, 2002
    Making an OS is a pretty complicated task. Today when even mission critical commercial softwares are not made single handedly, what to say about OS?

    On top of it, you are new to programming. I would suggest you try contributing to Linux first instead of trying to write your own one. If you are comfortable and enjoy doing it, may be you can do it at some later time in life.

    To start with, get hold of some Linux distro (I would suggest Fedora or Debian) and have a good look at the code.
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