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What is RISC OS ?

RISC OS is a computer operating system (other operating systems include Windows, Linux and Mac OS). Note the capitals and space are important as there is a Unix variant called RISC/os. It runs on Acorn ARM Computers and Compatibles. (Just as Windows runs on IBM PCs and compatibles and Mac OS runs on Apple Macs). RISC OS was designed by Acorn in the early 1990's and originally used in its Archimedes range of Computers. (Note Acorn computers was effectively asset stripped for Arm holdings in the late 90s.

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