Last Updated on: 26th September 2023, 06:57 pm
Web site: lightdos.wordpress.com
Category: Desktop, Mini system
Desktop environment: oZone
Based on: FreeDOS
Media: Virtual Machine Image
The last version | Released: Prerelease4 | March 26, 2014
LightDOS – a free operating system based on the FreeDOS kernel.
LightDOS features built-in the oZone desktop environment, mouse drivers, long file name support, improved commands, support for popular file systems, and more. oZone GUI is a mutliplatform desktop enviroment which runs under DOS, Microsoft Windows and Linux.
LightDOS has full support for CD/DVD drives, can read and write to FAT12, FAT16, and FAT32 partitions, can read NTFS partitions. Thanks to the FreeDOS kernel, which provides full support for Microsoft DOS programs, LightDOS can run every program designed for MS-DOS and it’s clones.
The founder and developer of LightDOS is Corbin Davenport.
The last version of LightDOS Prerelease4 was published in 2014, then the author moved his project to CarbonOS as the LightDOS successor.