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OpenSolaris 2008.05 Gives A New Face To Solaris

Michael Larabel

Published on 24 April 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 4 of 5 - 13 Comments

Driver/hardware permitting, OpenSolaris 2008.05 supports Compiz and even ships with the advanced Compiz Settings Manager.

One item not better handled yet is selecting the keyboard layout when in a non-X environment.

Another problem is that OpenSolaris 2008.05 continues to ship without any office applications (aside from the Evince Document Viewer) on the LiveCD. Hopefully they will be able to find the room to include StarOffice or OpenOffice in the next OpenSolaris release or at the very least would be including AbiWord.

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