Release of version 0.2.4

The JNode team is proud to announce the release of the version 0.2.4 of the operating system. is an open source java OS(Operating System) written fully in java (with a very small assembler nano-kernel).

This release features the first possibility of basic development uder jnode

Screenshots are available here:

New features & improvements in this release are:

Basic support for development under JNode
javac command, included with the use of Eclipse JDT compiler
Integrated standard java tools: jar, native2ascii, serialver etc. from GNU Classpath
Text console improvements
Swing based console
New textconsole based editor
JFat - a FAT32 file system implementation
RamFS - a simple in-memory file system
FTPFS - a read-only FTP based file system
Many classpath patches
ImageIO support for PNG, GIF and BMP images from GNU Classpath
BDF font support
Changable desktop Look & Feel
Isolate (JSR 121), not fully supported
Simple webserver under JNode
Various bugfixes in the resource loading, ISO9660, socket writing

Download of JNode can be done at

More information can be found at or

Posted by Martin Husted Hartvig 2006-10-07

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