Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Jun 2006 16:46 UTC, submitted by erast
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The Nexenta project, which builds a distribution combining the OpenSolaris kernel with applications from Ubuntu, has announced a new alpha release of NexentaOS: "This release provides a fully integrated Ubuntu Dapper Drake userland, OpenSolaris core (build #40), and contains overall 11800 packages. In addition, Alpha 5 contains: Sun's Java SE 5.0 Java Development Kit (via NexentaOS APT); live upgrade; and OpenOffice.org 2.0, natively compiled on Nexenta OS."
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RE[2]: seems cool, but why?
by siska on Thu 15th Jun 2006 18:13 UTC in reply to "RE: seems cool, but why?"
siska
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2006-02-01

> why not ?
Two reasons, for me:

1)
> NexentaOS currently requires 32- or 64-bit x86/x64
> platform with at least 256MB RAM
I'm using kubuntu6.06 on a celeron400 with 128mb of ram.

2)
My pcmcia ethernet card, 3com OfficeConnect 572B, was not supported.

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