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Linux.com: Nexenta Combines OpenSolaris, GNU, and Ubuntu

Oct 15, 2006, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"What do you get when you combine OpenSolaris, the GNU utilities, and Ubuntu? Nexenta--a GNU-based open source operating system built on top of the OpenSolaris kernel and runtime. I took the Alpha 5 release out for a spin to see how well it's progressing. It might sound like an odd combination, but after more than a year of development, it actually works well, and is shaping up to be a very interesting operating system.

"Nexenta's Alpha 5 release is available as an installable ISO, live CD, or VMware image. I opted for the installable ISO..."

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