Schlagwort: opensolaris

opensolaris-yet-again-notes, #2: tools and packages

Faster than I thought… Fixed my broken X server pretty quickly, and by the way learning how to boot up OpenSolaris into maintaineance / single-user mode (as this…

opensolaris-yet-again-notes, #1: post installation impressions

Following an extensive discussion on osnews.com evolving around the question whether Suns OpenSolaris distribution is just a bad GNU/Linux distribution, I once again did a chance downloading a…

OpenSolaris notebooks… finally?

A few months ago we saw the news that Toshiba and Sun were about to team up on bringing the OpenSolaris operating system pre-installed to Toshiba notebooks. And,…

OpenSolaris: 2008.11 unveiled?

Though it seems an official announcement is still missing, opensolaris.org as well as genunix.org report that OpenSolaris 2008.11 finally has been made publicly available. Release notes are available…

OpenSolaris 2008.11: some light, some shadows

Once again, I’ve been through an enjoyable week of test-driving OpenSolaris 2008.11 pre-release in a production environment on my developer notebook. And, once again, now I am kind…

XFCE 4.4.3 on OpenSolaris 2008.11 pre-release

Playing with OpenSolaris once again, I surely also wanted to make use of my favorite desktop environment XFCE on that platform. Unfortunately, so far there are no up-to-date…