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What if desktop computing went a very different direction in the late 90s? Deeply multithreaded from the start, fast, intuitive, and extremely stable. This is the world of Haiku, and we go for a visit. Plus the latest community news, true flicker freedom comes to Fedora, and our favorite tools for easy virtual machines on our laptops.Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar and Brent Gervais.Links:System76 To Release A “New Open-Source Computer”Fedora 29 Succeeds At Flicker-Free Boot Experience On Intel HardwareGoogle gets into game streaming with Project Stream and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in ChromeHalloween DocumentsBeOS R5R1/beta1 – Release Notes | Haiku Project — It’s been just about a month less than six years since Haiku’s last release in November 2012Ars spends too much time trying to work in Haiku, the BeOS successor — What starts as a joke Turned into a fool’s errand “I’ll work in Haiku.”The Be Book - The Application Kits-tui: Terminal based CPU stress and monitoring utility — Terminal based CPU stress and…