Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th May 2008 16:28 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Last week, on my country's Liberation Day, Sun released OpenSolaris 2008.05, the much awaited first official fruit of Project Indiana. It delivers many of OpenSolaris' major features, such as DTrace, ZFS, containers, and more, in a Linux distribution-like package. The goal is to allow more people to experience Solaris. A few reviews have since hit the web.
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RE: needs work
by protagonist on Thu 15th May 2008 19:08 UTC
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My experience with it puts me in the "needs work" category. It boots into a very nicely done desktop, but it still left a lot of things that should work automatically for me to configure. It does show a lot of promise, but when I can install Ubuntu or PC-BSD with virtually zero configuration I just can't see wasting a HD for Open Solaris.

That being said, I intend to follow it and when they come up with a new release I will take another look at it. I do like keeping up with what is going on in the OS world.

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