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Nexenta

Nexenta is a complete GNU-based operating system built on top of the OpenSolaris kernel and runtime. The Debian system is used for software distribution and packaging to glue the numerous pieces together. However, Nexenta is not currently part of the Debian Project, nor are its packages present in the Debian database. It includes Apache, MySQL, Perl, Python, PHP, Firefox, Evolution, a software update manager, Synaptic package manager, Gaim, Abiword, administration and development utilities, editors, graphics, GNOME, interpreters, libraries, and much more.

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  •  29 May 2009 22:02

    Release Notes: This release is OpenSolaris build 104+ based with critical patches. Over 13000 packages in the repository, thanks to the autobuilder. A smooth upgrade path from NCP1. Community-driven efforts bringing xorg, xfce4, and gnome-core into the repository. Based on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) repository. This includes the latest dpkg/apt, gcc, binutils, coreutils, Perl, Python, Ruby, Qt, GTK, etc. SMF support for server applications like Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, exim4, etc. A 100% native Debian environment; easy to upgrade and use. This release includes apt-clone, which brings ZFS power to apt-get.

    •  25 Feb 2009 19:01

      Release Notes: This release is OpenSolaris build 104+ based with critical patches. There are over 13000 packages in the repository. It is based on the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) repository. This includes the latest dpkg/apt, gcc, binutils, coreutils, Perl, Python, Ruby, Qt libs, GTK libs, etc. SMF support has been added for server applications like Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Exim 4, etc. It is a 100% native Debian environment, easy to upgrade, and easy to use. It includes Vim and screen by default. Addition of latest devzone version to the CD. It includes apt-clone, which brings zfs power to apt-get.

      •  29 Dec 2008 08:54

        Release Notes: This is based on OpenSolaris build 104+ with critical patches. Over 6000 packages are in the repository and autobuilder, which is based on the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) repository. This includes the latest dpkg/apt, gcc, binutils, coreutils, perl, python, ruby, Qt libs, GTK libs, etc. SMF support was added for server applications like apache, mysql, postgresql, exim4, etc. Vim and screen are included by default. The latest devzone version was added to the CD. apt-clone is included, which brings zfs power to apt-get.

        •  18 Jun 2008 13:59

          Release Notes: 3392 packages were ported over the two weeks of the Hardy Hackathon Fest. This includes the latest dpkg/apt, gcc, binutils, coreutils, perl, python, ruby, Qt libs, GTK libs, and more. This release is based on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) and OpenSolaris b85+ (x86 32-bit and 64-bit, non-debug), with critical patches from b87, b88, and b90.

          •  09 Jun 2008 20:43

            Release Notes: OpenSolaris b85+ based with critical patches from b87, b88, and b90, and ZFS write-throttle fixes. Now ZFS-root is the only default method for installation. boot_archive creation is up to 5 times faster. Support for new SAS/SATA controllers: Areca, LSI Mega, and IBM ServeRAID. Many small improvements and bugfixes for the APT repository.

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