Saturday, November 03, 2007

OpenSolaris - Project Indiana LiveCD available for download

OpenSolaris Project Indiana has released an installable LiveCD. It is available for download at:

Features included in the release:

  • The Caiman installer which is a project to rework the Solaris installer for current and future requirements
  • ZFS (boot) as the default filesystem
  • Gnome 2.20
  • Image packaging system (IPS), with capabilities to pull packages from network repositories
  • Integrated GNU tools (in $PATH, default shell is bash, etc).
  • Live Media, to support running Solaris directly from non-disk media such as DVD or flash memory. You can install from the Live Media.