Fwd: NexentaCore Platform 2.0 RC1 released

Anil Gulecha anil.verve at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 03:01:30 UTC 2009

This could be of interest to some Ubuntu developers.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Anil Gulecha <anil.verve at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 8:27 AM
Subject: NexentaCore Platform 2.0 RC1 released
To: gnusol-devel at sonic.net, gnusol-users at sonic.net

Hi All,

This is to announce availability of NexentaCore Platform 2.0 RC1.

The interesting feature addition in this release is experimental
128-bit processor support.
Further information at http://www.nexenta.org/os/x86_128_support

We've also fixed many bug and resolved issues since the last beta release.

Release Highlights:
* OpenSolaris build 104+ based with critical patches.
* Over 13000 packages in the repository, thanks to the autobuilder.
* Smooth upgrade path from NCP1.
* Community driver efforts bringing xorg, xfce4 and gnome-core into
the repository
* Based on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) repository
* This includes latest dpkg/apt, gcc, binutils, coreutils,
 perl, python, ruby, Qt libs, GTK libs, etc
* SMF support added for server applications like apache, mysql,
 postgresql, exim4, etc.
* 100% native Debian environment, easy to upgrade, easy to use.
* Includes Vim and screen by default.
* Addition of latest devzone version to the CD.
* Includes apt-clone which brings zfs power to apt-get.

[Direct iso: http://www.nexenta.org/releases/nexenta-core-platform_2.0-b104-rc1_x86.iso.zip]
IRC #nexenta @ freenode
Package listing: http://builder.tajinc.org/?f=repository_status (Autobuilder)

Related News:
* NexentaStor 1.1.6, a distribution based on NCP1.0 stable has been
released : http://www.nexenta.com

The Nexenta Team

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