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ArcaOS 5.0

ArcaOS 5.0, the long-awaited modern OS/2 distribution from Arca Noae, was released for general availability May 15, 2017.

ArcaOS 5.0 is available in personal and commercial editions, with the latter including prioritized support and a longer term of included maintenance and updates.

The personal edition is also offered at the discounted price of $99 per license until Aug 15, 2017, so take advantage of the savings during this introductory period. Personal edition licenses come with 6 months of support and maintenance and commercial licenses include a full year of support and maintenance.

The focus is on running a full OS/2 implementation on bare metal, not just in virtual machines, and towards that goal we have done a considerable amount of testing on popular, industry-standard hardware. Blonde Guy has been an active beta tester for Arca Noaet. Look at Blonde Guy's ArcaOS 5.0 preloaded computers for supported hardware.

ArcaOS 5.0 is available, now


ArcaOS 5.0 preloaded computers

Blonde Guy computers are designed to run ArcaOS 5.0. People who run OS/2 and eComStation programs will be able to buy a working computer without worrying about hardware compatibility or installing fixes, updates or general applications.

Each computer will be preloaded with ArcaOS 5.0, Suntan Special, OpenOffice.org and many other useful programs. Suntan Special provides updates to keep your system and applications up to date.

eComStation preloaded Computers ArcaOS 5.0 preloaded computers
Desktop and laptop computers pre-loaded with ArcaOS 5.0, OpenOffice and more.

ArcaOS 5.0

ArcaOS is offered on DVD and download. Shipping is available worldwide. License and DVD are both part of the price.

Buy ArcaOS 5.0
ArcaOS 5.0 DVD
Comprehensive list of available ArcaOS DVD for the English language.
eComStation preloaded Computers More information about ArcaOS
I've collected some information about ArcaOS to help prospective users.

System requirements

Here is a link to the Arca Noae system requirements.

ArcaOS 5.0 System Requirements ArcaOS 5.0 system requirements

Support Contract

Blonde Guy will offer a support contract for ArcaOS 5.0 that is intended for a small business. Consulting services are available now for large businesses.

Last Modified: 2 Jun 2017
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