BeOS Easter Eggs

Hidden Credits About Box - 8.0/10 with 1 votes
Select About BeOS from the Be menu. All at once hold down:

Mac keyboards: Command, Option, Ctrl, Shift
101-key PC keyboards: Left Ctrl, Right Ctrl, Alt, Shift
104-key PC keyboards, right side: Alt, Menu, Ctrl, Shift

Now left-click on the tip of... more

Mandelbrot Generator in Bootselector - 7.4/10 with 38 votes
There is a mandelbrot generator in the BeOS bootselector.

Instead of selecting what OS to boot, press the "M" key, or where it should be located if you had an amerian QWERTY keyboard (on french AZERTY's this would be the ",").

Enjoy the colorcycling... more

Change Your Windows Decor - 7.1/10 with 228 votes
1. Hold the CTRL+ALT+SHIFT keys and click on the Be button on the deskbar.
2. You will see a previously hidden menu item called "Window Decor."
3. There are several options available to you there, you can make all of your windows look like the BeOS,... more
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Special Kernel Functions - 7.0/10 with 74 votes
Two special system calls are defined in "/boot/develop/headers/be/kernel/OS.h" at line 551. One is "is_computer_on()". The other is "is_computer_on_fire()". Programmers can use these function to insure that the computer is on and is not...err...burning.... more
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Turn Off Multiple Processors - 3.6/10 with 9 votes
If you are running a beta copy of BeOS for Macintosh Computers with multiple processors, this cheats for you. (And yes I know, most people don't run abandoned and out of date software - however some people [me] don't format their hard drive, they buy... more
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Developer Credits - 3.3/10 with 47 votes
1. Click on the word "Be" at the top of the DeskBar.
2. Click "About the BeOS."
3. When the window pops up, click the BeOS logo.
4. Watch the credits! [END]

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