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Dyson OS Is Trying To Pair Debian With The Illumos Kernel

Dec 08, 2014, 08:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

Not to be confused with the Dyson vacuum cleaners, Dyson OS is an attempt at becoming a general purpose operating system based on Debian while using the Solaris-derived Illumos kernel.

The goals of Dyson aren't far off from StormOS that was an OS trying to run Ubuntu off OpenSolaris. Besides using the Illumos/OpenSolaris kernel, Dyson is looking to ultimately become an official Debian port -- similar to the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD port that runs the Debian userland atop the FreeBSD kernel.

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