Athene Desktop Edition 4.1 reviewDownload
Athene is a commercial operating system developed by Rocklyte Systems for use in the home and office
Athene is a commercial operating system developed by Rocklyte Systems for use in the home and office. Athene combines years of Rocklyte's R&D with the latest Linux technology to create one of the fastest operating systems available today.
With boot times as fast as five seconds and advanced graphics technology not available in standard Linux distributions, Athene is the best low-cost alternative to Windows for your computer desktop.
Here are some key features of "Athene Desktop Edition":
Optimised for Intel Pentium and compatible processors.
Uses SNAP graphics technology from SciTech Software instead of X11.
Graphics throughput is 17% faster than Microsoft Windows and at least 25% faster than X11.
Backwards compatible with all Linux X11 applications.
Linux Kernel 2.6.9
Fast booting - between 5 to 15 seconds on modern hardware.
Editable XML based interface.
Live CDROM allows you to run Athene without installing to a hard drive.
Discounted upgrades between major versions and free upgrades for minor releases.
Free online support and no ongoing maintenance or subscription fees.
Konqueror & Firefox Web Browsers
GIMP, MPlayer, K3b CD Burner
GAIM, GFTP, XChat
KDE 3.2.3 with KDE Application Suite
KDE Office 1.3
Open Office 1.1
Games: Barrage, Exodus, LBreakout 2, LTris, Patience, Mahjongg and more.
CUPS Printer Support
The GCC 3.3.3 compiler, plus tools and applications for developers.
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