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The GNO Multitasking Environment

GNO is a UNIX-like software package for the Apple IIgs, which runs on top of the native operating system, GS/OS.

This is master documentation site for GNO. It consists of the following sections:

  1. Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Reference Manuals
  3. Manual Pages
  4. Bug Reports
  5. The Describe Database
  6. Status Lists for Work Under Development:
  7. GNO-Related Web Links
  8. Old Documentation (August 1996 Revision for GNO v2.0.4)


21 February 1999

The Gsh Users' Guide is now available for download or online viewing. It is not yet updated for gsh v2.0. See the Reference Manuals page for details.

15 February 1999

GNO v2.0.6 is (finally) available. This is a full release and the current documentation and scripts assume that you are not installing on top of an existing system. Ensure that you read the chapter on installing v2.0.6 in the Overview and Installation Reference.

You can obtain the current release at or the same directory via anonymous ftp from This version is still under active development. If you find any problems or have any suggestions, please report them via the GNO Bugs Database.

The current release does not include networking support.

If someone comes up to you on the street and offers you some Windows ... Just say GNO!