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OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.04 and illumos – OpenSolaris

OpenIndiana

22/04/2016 – The OpenIndiana project, which is a continuation of OpenSolaris, has released a new version of the community-maintained operating system. The new release offers a number of improvements to package management and includes several package updates to such desktop applications as Firefox, Thunderbird and VLC. “New nlipkg zone brand was introduced, which behaves like old ipkg brand (i.e. it doesn’t check child and parent images for consistency). It’s possible to convert ipkg zone to nlipkg one. To do so, install system/zones/brand/nlipkg, change zone’s brand to nlipkg and remove /var/pkg/linked inside zone. Closed sysidtool which could be used to set initial system parameters on first boot and initialize zone’s configuration was replaced with sysding. All other packages from closed admin incorporation were also removed…

 

ReleaseNotes

Packages

Hipster Branch

illumos project

Hardware Compatibility List:

Laptops and Netbooks

Servers

Components

How to Upgrade from OpenSolaris

How to Upgrade OpenIndiana

How to Install OpenIndiana

illumos HLb

Mailing Lists

Frequently Asked Questions

OpenIndiana Bug Tracker

OpenIndiana Wiki

How does OpenIndiana compare to BSD or GNU/Linux?

IPS Guide (Image Packaging System Guide)

illumos project the OpenIndiana’s source tree

illumos Developer’s Guide

Does OpenIndiana provide a SPARC release?

 

Download:

Getting illumos Distributions

OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.04 Live DVD 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.04 Live USB 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.04 Text install CD 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.04 Text Install USB 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Legacy Build 151a8 Desktop DVD 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Legacy Build 151a8 Desktop USB 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Legacy Build 151a8 Server CD 64bit/i386

OpenIndiana Legacy Build 151a8 Server USB 64bit/i386

OpenSolaris Build 134 Text Install SPARC

OpenIndiana Legacy Build 151a8 unofficial Text Install SPARC

 

Note: Hipster Branch = unstable branch and Legacy = stable branch.

 

Happy OpenIndiana  😀

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Solus 1.0 “Shannon” – With Budgie and eopkg

solus-project-logo

Ikey Doherty has announced the release of Solus 1.0, the first stable release from the Linux distribution project that delivers a home-made desktop environment called “Budgie” and a custom package manager named “eopkg”: “The Solus project is proud to announce the release of the first version of its operating system. Solus 1.0 is code-named ‘Shannon’ after the longest river in Ireland. Solus 1.0 is the result of over eight months of work, coalesced from over a dozen contributors, over 2,000 package builds, a rewrite of the premier desktop environment Budgie, and more. Solus is a Linux-based operating system built from scratch for the modern desktop and targeting the x86_64 architecture. The Solus project develops a GTK+-based desktop environment referred to as Budgie. Budgie ships with a multitude of features. Budgie has been tested and refined to ensure that high-contrast theming works out of the box, enabling usage by individuals with visual impairments. This Budgie menu enables quick access to your installed programs and offers category and compact views.

Release announcement

Budgie

Installation Instructions

Community

Screenshots

The source

Download Solus 1.0

 

 

 

 

Happy GNU/Linux  😀