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Linux Distribution: Nexenta OS Alpha 3
Url: http://www.gnusolaris.org/

 
Nexenta OS Alpha 3 The third alpha release of Nexenta OS, a new operating system combining the OpenSolaris kernel with Debian GNU/Linux utilities and packages, is now available. What's new?

About Nexenta OS Alpha 3
This release contains 3,596 packages, and in particular:

* OpenOffice 2.0 (distributed with both InstallCD and LiveCD).

* Storage Subsystem (thanks to OpenSolaris Storage Community!)

* OpenSolaris build #34, non-DEBUG kernel.

In addition, Alpha 3 provides:
* LiveCD
The LiveCD "Alpha 2" problem is now fixed. Also, we were able to fit in
the entire OpenOffice 2.0 suite (110MB compressed) into the LiveCD image, and
still keep the result below 700MB, which is suitable for most CD writers.
The trick: ZFS compression.
* NexentaOS Installer: added time zone management. The Alpha 3 Installer will
upgrade from both Alpha 1 and Alpha 2, will recognize removable drives, and
more.
Note:
InstallCD upgrade is "almost there" but it is not a true live upgrade
yet. So, if you have NexentaOS installed don't run 'apt-get dist-upgrade'
without
upgrading the system as documented above, as this will pick up the new kernel
bits. APT is currently switched to support Alpha 3.
NexentaOS (elatte) Alpha 3 is now available for download at:
http://www.gnusolaris.org/Download
NexentaOS Alpha 3 is the first partially-automatically-built release. To see the
ongoing builds, please visit:
http://www.gnusolaris.org/cgi-bin/hackzone-web
And to actually put the builder to work:
http://www.gnusolaris.org/gswiki/HackZoneNotify
Recent Related News
? 2006-02-23: Development Release: Nexenta OS Alpha 3
? 2006-01-31: Development Release: Nexenta OS Alpha 2
? 2005-11-21: Development Release: Nexenta OS Alpha 1
Visit for more details and information Download:
elatte_installcd_alpha3_i386.iso.gz (620MB) or
elatte_livecd_alpha3_i386.iso.gz (487MB).

Releases:
2008-12-22 00:00:00.0 Nexenta Core Platform 2.0 Beta 1 is released    View
This is to announce availability of NexentaCore 2.0 beta - Debian/OpenSolaris native environment (unstable "Hardy" branch). The packages are relatively stable, and we've thus moved NCP to beta, and aim for a stable release early next year.
2008-10-15 00:00:00.0 NexentaCore 2.0 Alpha 2 has been released    View
This is to announce availability of NexentaCore 2.0 Alpha2 - Debian Native OpenSolaris environment and platform. (unstable "Hardy" branch).
2006-02-28 00:00:00.0 Nexenta OS Alpha 3 has been released    View

Nexenta OS Alpha 3 has been released, for more information visit here.

 
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