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Linux Distribution: NexentaOS Alpha
Url: http://www.gnusolaris.org/

 
NexentaOS ('elatte') Alpha 2 is now available! The following are the Alpha 2 highlights: new installer (auto-partitioning, InstallCD upgrade, network interface configuration); two new desktop managers, in addition to GNOME; Wi-Fi drivers (802.11 drivers f

About NexentaOS Alpha
Here you can download Nexenta CD and DVD images and burn them yourself using your CD/DVD writer. Alternatively, you can run them in [WWW] VMware or [WWW] QEMU. But before you do so - here's a BIG question, and this is the question of.The team behind NexentaOS is committed to deliver the first open source distribution that combines the best of Linux and Solaris. We'll do everything possible to run the NexentaOS project through its alpha and beta stages, and to release the first ever GNU/OpenSolaris distribution in just a few months. And You could help us!

Releases:
2008-06-12 00:00:00.0 NexentaCore Platform 1.0.1 has been released    View
This is to announce availability of NexentaCore 1.0.1 - Debian Native OpenSolaris environment and platform. (stable "Elatte" branch) NexentaCore 1.0.1 Release Highlights:
  • OpenSolaris b85+ based (x86 32-bit and 64-bit, non-debug), with critical patches from b87,b88 and b90
  • ZFS write-throttle fixes
  • Now ZFS-root is the only default method for installation
  • Significantly improved speed of boot_archive creation - up to 5 times faster!
  • Support for new SAS/SATA controllers: Areca, LSI Mega, IBM ServeRAID
  • Many small improvements and bug fixes for APT repository
2008-02-13 00:00:00.0 Nexenta Core Platform 1.0 is available    View
The Nexenta team is pleased to announce Nexenta Core Platform 1.0 release - the 1.0 release. List of the changes and highlights: OpenSolaris b82-based (x86, 32bit and 64bit, non-debug); Ubuntu Dapper-based; project integration: NWS, AVS, COMSTAR, in-kernel CIFS client; apt-clone - ZFS-integrated safe upgrade via remote APT repository; support for in-place (live) and safe upgrades; installer - multiple improvements, installs from USB; small memory requirement - 256 MB; Nexenta Zones - multiple improvements, integrated automatic Zone upgrades; CIFS client included in the default installation; Xen DomU and Xen Dom0 (32bit); GRUB-integrated memory test; Nexenta ISO Builder; APT repository - status complete, stable repository (elate-stable) ready for usage.
2007-05-23 00:00:00.0 Nexenta OS Alpha 7 has been released    View
Nexenta OS (elatte) Alpha 7 is now available. Release Highlights: OpenSolaris & NWS build 61 (non-debug); installer - new partitioning wizard, installer log (via F3), usability fixes, built-in driver availability detection; improved SVR4 compatibility (pkgadd, pkgrm, etc.); improved live upgrade - it is believed to work for all previously released alphas. In addition, Alpha 7 contains: D-Bus 1.0; Apache, MySQL, rsync, PostgreSQL, Amanda - the latest or very recent....
2006-10-29 00:00:00.0 Nexenta OS Alpha 6 is available now    View
Nexenta OS ('elatte') Alpha 6 is now available. Release Highlights: Nexenta Zones - opens the possibility to create custom zones and pre-install with selected software; integrated BrandZ - allows running Linux userland; SVR4 packaging - to install native Solaris packages (missing drivers, etc.) In addition, Alpha 6 contains: SUN_PERSONALITY - for those who need to run native Solaris software; updated GNOME artwork from Ubuntu Edgy; security updates from Ubuntu Dapper LTS; installer improvements; many fixes and various package updates; OpenSolaris build 50, with numerous kernel fixes and features (such as BrandZ, initial DRM support, etc.)
2006-06-15 00:00:00.0 Nexenta OS Alpha 5 has been released now    View

Nexenta OS Alpha 5 has been released now, for more information visit here.

2006-04-11 00:00:00.0 NexentaOS (elatte) Alpha 4 released    View

NexentaOS (elatte) Alpha 4 released.  Please view more information here.

2006-02-01 00:00:00.0 NexentaOS Alpha 2 has been released    View

NexentaOS Alpha 2 has been released now, for more information visit here.

 
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