OpenIndiana: There is still hope
May 24, 2011, 23:01 (2 Talkback[s])
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"I remember waiting for the 2010 release, which never came.
Oracle purchased Sun and killed the free version of the Solaris
operating system, dashing expectation and hope. As a result, the
OpenIndiana project was born. Mission statement: continue
development and distribution, becoming the new OpenSolaris,
available to users worldwide free of charge.
"This is a noble cause, but passion is not enough to make up for
usability and security...The latest version of Solaris, 2009.06,
was decent enough, but it still lagged a good year or three behind
typical, modern Linux distribution. So how is this Indiana,