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Opensolaris fork announcement on August 3rd called Illumos?

Check out the website of Illumos at http://www.illumos.org/ They are making an announcement on August 3rd in New York 1PM EDT and I’m wondering if it’ll be a fork of the OpenSolaris project. This would be great because of how … Continue reading

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Some more bads for OpenSolaris 2008.11

Here some more bad things so far for my OpenSolaris install: Bootup time takes forever. I haven’t oficially timed it but it just feels really slow. SUNWrdesktop packaged doesn’t work so hot for me. When I rdp into my Windows … Continue reading

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OpenSolaris 2008.11 installed

So I installed OpenSolaris 2008.11 over my Windows 7 box at work. I was thinking about getting rid of my Ubuntu Inrepid Ibex at home and running OpenSolaris 11 full time, but decided to check it out first at work. … Continue reading

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some opensolaris derivatives

Check out this linux format article about opensolaris derivatives: http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=779&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0 The list consists of the following: MilaX BeleniX SchilliX NexentaCore I’ve never heard of MilaX before but it does look tempting. BeleniX is pretty cool and NexentaCore just has never … Continue reading

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Backups

If you have anything that you think is remotely important (pictures, videos, documents), you better make sure that you have it backed up somewhere other than your computer. For me, I tried burning stuff to DVDs but it got really … Continue reading

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Opensolaris Indiana 2008.05 – Live CD

So I finally got around to installing Open Solaris Indiana 2008.05 onto my machines. I should say machine, since it only works on my old Dell Dimension 4100 (my current Open Solaris Nevada Build 74 machine) and not on my … Continue reading

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