What is Nanvix?

Nanvix is a free and open source operating system project created by Pedro H. Penna for educational purposes. The project started in January of 2011 under the BSD license and currently has three subprojects: the Nanvix Kernel, the Nanvix C Library and the Nanvix Software Repository.

The Nanvix Kernel targets the x86 platform and has a monolithic kernel architecture, designed to be simple and small. The Nanvix C Library is a platform independent implementation of the Standard C Library and the Nanvix Software Repository consists in a collection of applications for the Nanvix platform.