Solaris 11 on the desktop

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Gullible Jones, Sep 12, 2012.

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  1. Not the obsolete open version, but the proprietary one - which appears to be free for personal use, though I'm not entirely sure. Has anyone here ever run it on a desktop machine? How does it compare to Linux, especially in terms of hardware support?
     
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    Seems that can run from a live DVD (821MB):
    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/s...11/downloads/index.html?ssSourceSiteId=ocomen

     
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    Yes, it uses GNOME 2 and installs it by default. The text install only has terminal.
     
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