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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by Snospar on Monday October 02 2023, @04:25PM (1 child)

    by Snospar (5366) Subscriber Badge on Monday October 02 2023, @04:25PM (#1326754)

    I can't be too exact here but I think it was something like SunOS 3.5 around 1988 as an undergraduate. We did some Forth programming as part of the Electrical Engineering course and even produced some graphical output on the new workstations.

    Before that I coded BASIC and Z80 assembler on ZX81 and ZX Spectrum but they didn't really have an OS by today's standards. ZX Spectrum was (I think) 1983... 40 years ago. FFS I'm old.

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  • (Score: 2) by maxwell demon on Saturday October 14 2023, @11:17AM

    by maxwell demon (1608) on Saturday October 14 2023, @11:17AM (#1328811) Journal

    I also started on ZX81 and ZX Spectrum. But what is an "OS by modern standards"? I voted "Other" because of it.

    The first OS loaded from external media that I used was MS DOS, though (well, actually IBM PC DOS).

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