Linked by David Adams on Fri 4th Nov 2011 00:40 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris If you have ever administered Sun machines, updates were a big part of your work. In the past, information about them were available on SunSolve, the Sun support website, to help sysadmins sort everything out. SunSolve has been decomissioned by Oracle and its replacement hasn't received a warm welcome from the Solaris community due in large part to technologies used (Flash,...). We Sun Solve was created to avoid this problem.
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If only...
by malxau on Fri 4th Nov 2011 09:13 UTC
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...they could make critical security patches downloadable without paying thousands of dollars to Oracle for support. Until that happens, Solaris cannot be a viable competitor for Linux, which is a shame, given many of its technical strengths.

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