I just uploaded a new version of xroach to sourceforge. This version works in Gnome KDE, but also in FVWM and the like:
for the bleeding edge visit:
Why does Linux operate like this? It seems to be a rather curious way in which Windows and Linux is different.
As Faden already commented:
"Because it tells an observer how long your password is"
And to make at least the answer RetroComputing related, classic mainframe (block) terminals for example had an invisible or dark field type for secure ...
One thing you will certainly need: Patience, a lot of it. Establishing SSH connections with either the client or server side having a very low performance CPU (as in, an 68xxx. I once tried with the client on a Mac LCII with NetBSD...) can take several MINUTES to do all the key exchange work. Also, plan in half an hour for generating the keys when installing ...
If you want to compile amiga programs so they run on Linux (because you have the source code), you can use a native compiler and AROS (amiga research OS) development files (includes and libraries)
You'll get a Linux executable but with AROS OS simulation layer. You may stumble into endianness issues but since your question was "can I emulate AmigaOS ...
In 2021 Arch Linux 32 and FreeBSD 12.2 still works on a Pentium-class machine in text mode, specifically on a Pentium 166 MMX with 64MB of RAM.
Arch Linux 32 provides i486, i686 (Pentium Pro or better), and pentium4 builds.
FreeBSD requires i686-class machine starting with version 13.0.
On the user experience side, expect:
boot time to the text login prompt ...
Seems what you want is actually a cross-compiler (native binaries on native system targetted at foreign system and cpu) not an emulator with a compiler running on it. I could be wrong, but it seems the former is actually less work than the latter. Of course, there is value in a general compatibility layer that works for the cli, but compilers are arguably a ...