"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..."