KessOS2 VS toaruos

Compare KessOS2 vs toaruos and see what are their differences.


KessOS, an minimal OS that you can enjoy and tinker with! (by KessCorp)


A completely-from-scratch hobby operating system: bootloader, kernel, drivers, C library, and userspace including a composited graphical UI, dynamic linker, syntax-highlighting text editor, network stack, etc. (by klange)
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KessOS2 toaruos
3 21
7 4,690
- -
5.6 9.8
over 1 year ago almost 2 years ago
MIT License University of Illinois/NCSA Open Source License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of KessOS2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning KessOS2 yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of toaruos. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing KessOS2 and toaruos you can also consider the following projects:

Lemon-OS - The Lemon Operating System

kernel-zig - :floppy_disk: hobby x86 kernel zig

limine - Modern, advanced, portable, multiprotocol bootloader.

xboot - The extensible bootloader for embedded system with application engine, write once, run everywhere.

HoodLoader2 - 16u2 Bootloader to reprogram 16u2 + 328/2560 with Arduino IDE

lk2nd - Secondary little kernel (lk) bootloader for Qualcomm MSM8953 devices

NodeOS - Lightweight operating system using Node.js as userspace

weird - Generative art in Common Lisp

fastboot3DS - A homebrew bootloader for the Nintendo 3DS that is similar to android's fastboot.

CnPython - Trying to implement python functions in C so it's easier to read.

cc2538-bsl - Python cross-platform script to upload firmware via the serial boot loader onto the CC13xx, CC2538 and CC26xx SoC.

wil - Windows Implementation Library