Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jun 2009 18:51 UTC, submitted by merkoth
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The StormOS developers have announced the first beta, codenamed "Hail", of their desktop-oriented Nexenta-based distribution. Building upon the Nexenta Core Platform, StormOS offers a polished XFCE desktop and a handful of lightweight desktop applications out of the box. This beta is available in both direct download and torrent links, you can find them here.
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by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 11th Jun 2009 05:31 UTC
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This is what I've been waiting for. I actually had made some fairly minor progress doing something similar myself. Open Solaris core + Gui + Gnu tools = my next Desktop os.

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RE: Nice!
by pepa on Fri 12th Jun 2009 01:09 in reply to "Nice!"
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Just tried MilaX 0.4 in VirtualBox, and was impressed how well it worked. Haven't tried installing it for real though.

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