IBM OS/2 2.0

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IBM OS/2 2.0
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Version 2.0
Release Date 1992-05-31
Vendor IBM
License IPLA
Preceded by IBM OS/2 1.3
Succeeded by IBM OS/2 2.1
Website
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Program number: 5621-077

This edition announced at Las Vegas on October 21, 1991. It was formally released on April 1992. There was an OS/2 2.0 LA (Limited Availability) released on October 1991 before this.

Some of this edition features include:

  • Object-oriented desktop - Workplace Shell
  • DOS, Windows, 16-bit OS/2, and 32-bit OS/2 application support
  • Boot manager
  • Adobe Type Manager
  • Productivity aids

OS/2 Version 2.0 has National Language Support for twelve languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, UK English, and US English. It was later enhanced to support Arabic, Bulgarian Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Macedonian Cyrillic, Russian Cyrillic and Serbian Cyrillic.

NLS 3.50 5.25
2922 Portuguese 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2923 Dutch 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2924 English (US) 1992-04-15 1992-04-30 14G0495
10G5999

10G6000
2925 Finnish 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2926 Danish 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2927 English (UK) 1992-04-03 1992-04-30
2928 French 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2929 German 1992-04-30 1992-05-27 14G0715
2931 Spanish 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2932 Italian 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2933 Norwegian 1992-04-30 1992-05-27
2937 Swedish 1992-04-30 1992-05-27

Key Prerequisites

Processor
Intel 386 SX (or compatible) or higher processor
RAM
4 MB of memory
Disk Space
60 MB hard disk with 15 - 30 MB of free space.
Upgrades
  • 5604-467 IBM OS/2 2.1
  • 5622-601 OS/2 Warp Version 3
  • 5622-601 OS/2 Warp with WinOS2 Version 3

Related Packages

Links

Announcement Letters