About FreeNOS

FreeNOS is an experimental operating system written for one purpose: learning and exploring computer systems. For this reason, the FreeNOS project emphasizes:

If you find one of the above rules violated in the FreeNOS source code, please feel free to report a bug.


The initial FreeNOS code has been written from scratch by Niek Linnenbank. Please see the README file for the current list of contributors and developers.


Our mascotte is a green Chinese dragon. I chose a dragon because I am born in the Chinese year of the dragon and called it "Draakje" (Dutch word for dragon).