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OpenSolaris "Indiana" Information

David Lin

Published on 13 July 2007
Written by David Lin
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This week Sun's Glynn Foster had two presentations on Project Indiana in Australia and Ireland. In the talks Glynn had went over the basic information on what Project Indiana is about as well as sharing other details and listening to feedback from the audience. These slides are now published on the Internet, some of which we will be sharing in this article as well as talking about some of the points.

Schillix, NexentaOS, and BeleniX are all OpenSolaris-based distributions.

As Ian Murdock has reiterated multiple times, there is confusion with OpenSolaris where users believe it is a downloadable binary distribution itself when in fact OpenSolaris.org is a repository for projects and source code. While Sun and the OpenSolaris community hopes to address these issues with Project Indiana, currently there is a poor download experience and little user community growth surrounding OpenSolaris.org.

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