Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 1st Nov 2007 07:55 UTC, submitted by binarycrusader
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The first milestone of Project Indiana (part of the community) is now available - called "OpenSolaris Developer Preview." The OpenSolaris Developer Preview is the first milestone of Project Indiana. It is a single CD combined live/install image: a core operating system, kernel, system libraries, a desktop environment and a package management system. It is not a final release and is intended for developers to try, test, and provide feedback. Get your copy now.
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re: For the hobbyist, what is the benefit?
by AndrewZ on Thu 1st Nov 2007 17:22 UTC
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>For the hobbyist, what is the benefit/drawing points of OpenSolaris?

Little if any benefit to the hobbyist. This is like asking, "Could I commute to work in a dump truck?"

But for heavy lifting, you really need a dump truck OS like Solaris to run your enterprise services.

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