Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th May 2008 17:12 UTC, submitted by Dale Smoker
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris OpenSolaris 2008.5, the new distribution based on the OpenSolaris operating system, has been released into the wild. This release follows the conventions set by many of the popular Linux distributions, such as being based on a single live CD with installer, but also adds a load of OpenSolaris-specific features such as ZFS, DTrace, Containers, and a new package management system, IPS. OpenSolaris 2008.5 is the fruit of Project Indiana.
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RE[4]: Finally!
by protagonist on Tue 6th May 2008 02:19 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Finally!"
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" The arrogance is truly pathetic, not to mention unfounded, but unfortunately, I come across it far too often. It seems like you do too Steve."

That is exactly the reason I do not use Linux in any serious way these days. The arrogance on the forums was intolerable. So if what you say is true it would appear that UNIX does not have a lock in that department.

I am downloading Open Solaris as I type and intend to give it a try. I may not like it, but just because you like the delete on backspace does not mean that every OS has to do that. It would be a rather dull world if every OS was the same. Anyway, if you want to use an OS you have to learn the quirks, and they all have them.

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