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iTrain offers an easy to use solution to control your model railroad with your computers, especially if you want to automate only parts...

April 28, 2015 By Berros

Illumos Foundation resurrects OpenSolaris

Following a month that saw software giant Oracle lay OpenSolaris to rest amid a chorus of controversy, a non-profit software community quietly worked to reignite the platform's ailing flame through a new project.

September 15, 2010 by

Open-source devs irked by Oracle decision

Following Oracle's decision to end open distribution of source codes for its Solaris enterprise operating system, the company now faces backlash from the open-source community which is likely to damage its relationship with developers in the long-run, industry watchers noted.

August 18, 2010 by

Mac4Lin for Linux

The goal of Mac4Lin for Linux is to bring the aqua User Interface to POSIX Operating Systems (GNU/LInux, FreeBSD, openSolaris). The...

November 15, 2010 By Anirudh Acharya

R.I.P. openSolaris

Some time ago I wrote a blog entry titled openSolaris - Dead and Buried. At the time I hoped the situation wasn't quite that serious, as I was still hoping to use openSolaris on my desktop at work instead of the Microsoft rubbish we are given by my employers.

August 17, 2010 by

Oracle Solaris, Linux, and OpenSolaris

Some people have been speculating rather wildly about the fates of both OpenSolaris and Oracle's Linux support now that the company is lining up solidly behind SPARC/Solaris. The nay prayers are all wrong here: support for both will get stronger, not weaker, as Oracle responds to its markets.

February 26, 2010 by

Creating a Multi-Boot Mini-Server

Because of an upcoming job interview (yes, I am still looking, unsuccessfully), I wanted to set up a system with openSolaris and perhaps CentOS. As long as I was doing that, I decided to set up a few other server-oriented Linux distributions, and see if I could get the whole thing multi-booting.

August 24, 2009 by

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