Thursday, November 1, 2007

Project Indiana

In the same vein as Belenix which provides a live CD with an OpenSolaris base and XFCE or KDE as desktop environments, Project Indiana leverages the Distro Construction kit that was created for Belenix and provides a live CD with Gnome as the desktop environment.

It also supports a concept similar to pkg-get (as used with sunfreeware and blastwave on Solaris for many years) which is pkg:
pkg documentation

Now showing at a theather near you
It was released last night as a developer preview and you can get the preview ISO of Project Indiana here:

It differs from Belenix in that it does require a strict minimum of 512MB.

Further reading (links):

Project Indiana documentation

Release notes

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