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    1 = !VirtualBox for eCS (OS/2) =
     1= !VirtualBox for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems =
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    4 !VirtualBox for eCS (OS/2) is a project to port the latest !VirtualBox to OS/2 and eComStation and provide a current, usable virtualization
     4!VirtualBox for OS/2 and OS/2 based systems is a project to port the latest !VirtualBox to OS/2 and provide a current, usable virtualization
    55solution. !VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is !VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). See [http://www.virtualbox.de/wiki/VirtualBox/ "About VirtualBox"] for an introduction.
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    884 library for the GUI. With the Qt 4 library and the lastest GCC compiler available, basic obstacles have been removed.
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    10 The project team has several developers. Funding has to be provided by the OS/2 and eComStation community.
    11 [[br]][[br]]
     10The project team has several developers. Funding has to be provided by the OS/2 community.
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    1312== Sponsoring ==
    14 We do have some money in the queue but it's not enough yet. If you would like to contribute to this port, you are welcome to buy a sponsoring unit for that at bww bitwise works GmbH onlineshop. 100% of that money will be used to port !VirtualBox.
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    16 The bww bitwise works GmbH sponsor link is: [http://www.bitwiseworks.com/shop]
    17 [[br]][[br]]
     13We do have some money in the queue but it's not enough. If you would like to contribute to this port, you are welcome to buy a sponsoring unit at the bww bitwise works GmbH [http://www.bitwiseworks.com/shop onlineshop]. 100% of that money will be used to port !VirtualBox.
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    1915== Partnership ==
     16Right now there is no active partnership. The development contract with XEU has ended already several month ago. And it will not be renewed. If some company wants a faster development, feel free to [http://www.bitwiseworks.com contact us]
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     18=== Partnership history ===
    2019XEU.com and bww bitwise works GmbH are pleased to announce to have a partnership in developing the !VirtualBox virtual machine and it's configuration GUI. This will enable users to run !VirtualBox on an eComStation or OS/2 host and adds to the versatility of the operating system.
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    2221== Current Status ==
    23 The project is in beta stage at the moment.[[br]]
     22The project is in beta stage at the moment.
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    26 == Latest Version ==
     24=== Latest Version ===
    2725||'''Component'''||'''Package'''||'''Version'''||'''Description'''||
    2826||!VirtualBox Beta Release||[https://www.dropbox.com/s/qs01cwnmga9c3bu/vbox506-beta-os2-r141-20161011.zip?dl=0 ZIP]||5.0.6 r141 Beta|| This is the binary version of the Beta release. ||
    2927||!VirtualBox Guest Additions||[http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/5.0.6/VBoxGuestAdditions_5.0.6.iso ISO]||5.0.6||They will be the same for every 5.0.6 release and are therefore not included.||
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    3329== Source Code ==
    34 If you want to play with the latest development version, you can check it out directly from the SVN repository. In order to do so you need to download and install the subversion client for eCS (OS/2). Use the following command to check out the full source tree to a ''<local_directory>'':
     30If you want to play with the latest development version, you can check it out directly from the SVN repository. In order to do so you need to download and install the subversion client for OS/2. Use the following command to check out the full source tree to a ''<local_directory>'':
    3531{{{
    3632svn checkout http://svn.netlabs.org/repos/vbox/trunk <local_directory>
    3733}}}
    38 [[br]]
    3934
    40 == Build instructions ==
     35=== Build instructions ===
    4136This current version of the configure script requires the RPM/YUM environment and the following development setup:
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    5752For older build instructions see https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/OS/2%20build%20instructions
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    5953
    60 == IRC chat for developers ==
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     54=== IRC chat for developers ===
    6255Developers needing help, please use our support channel on IRC, as creating tickets for development or building questions usually leads to nothing. Please note that all of the listed fields are mandatory for a successful login and all other fields (like login name, real name) are optional and not used by our IRC server.
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    113106Anonymous access to the ticket system has been restricted due to multiple attacks of stupid spammers we've been suffering from lately. In order to create a new ticket or comment the existing one, you need to login with your Netlabs login id.
    114107If you do not have a login id, you can request one at [http://www.netlabs.org/en/site/member/member.xml].
    115 We are sorry for inconvenience, but at the present time this is the only way to avoid extremely annoying spam.
    116 [[br]][[br]]
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    118 == Mailing Lists ==
    119 
    120 Project discussion is done through mailing list conversations. Currently, the following mailing lists are available:
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    122  * none right now
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     108We are sorry for inconvenience, but at the present time this is the only way to avoid extremely annoying spam.
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    125110== Credits ==
    126111 * bww bitwise works GmbH (management/development)
    127  * XEU.com financial support
     112 * XEU.com initial project funding
    128113 * several developers
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    130114 * netlabs.org (hosting)
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    132115 * !VirtualBox.org
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    134 We also want to '''thank''' all individuals and organizations who made donations
    135 to this project and helped to make it happen.
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     117We also want to '''thank''' all individuals and organizations who made donations to this project and helped to make it happen.
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    138119== Screenshots ==