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OpenSolaris: What Ubuntu Wants to Be When It Grows Up

May 06, 2008, 00:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

"What would Ubuntu be like if it were an OS for grown-ups?

"This week at its CommunityOne event in San Francisco, Sun will release its May 2008 build of OpenSolaris (2008.05) the Open Source operating system based on the source code of the Solaris 10 enterprise UNIX OS, the first to be designated with 'Production' support offerings. While very much community software and not yet at the level of polish for end-user adoption that many of the latest Linux distributions are now enjoying--shows promise and enormous potential as an enterprise-class UNIX desktop and server with an Ubuntu-like flavor..."

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