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: At last!
by Weeman on Thu 1st Nov 2007 16:12 UTC in reply to "At last!"
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So kudos to Sun for this. Although I am surprised it took an external guy to come in and tell them that behaving like a modern Linux distribution (in terms of a LiveCD and installation) would be a good way forward...

The new installer was already being developed before Ian Murdock came in.

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