Fwd: NexentaCore Platform 2.0 Beta2 released

Anil Gulecha anil.verve at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 10:23:23 UTC 2009

Something of interest to the ubuntu community.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Anil Gulecha <anil.verve at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 3:52 PM
Subject: NexentaCore Platform 2.0 Beta2 released
To: Open Solaris <opensolaris-discuss at opensolaris.org>, OpenSolaris
Announce <opensolaris-announce at opensolaris.org>

Hi All,

This is to announce availability of NexentaCore 2.0 Beta2 -
Debian/OpenSolaris native environment (unstable "Hardy" branch).

This is our second beta, and includes many bug fixes and issues
resolved after the first beta release.

Release Highlights:
* OpenSolaris build 104+ based with critical patches.
* Over 13000 packages in 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.

IRC #nexenta : http://www.nexenta.org/chat
[Direct iso: http://www.nexenta.org/releases/nexenta-core-platform_2.0-b104-beta2_x86.iso.zip]

Related News:
* NexentaStor 1.1.4, a distribution based on NCP1.0 stable has been
released : http://www.nexenta.com

* We're aiming for a final release of NCP2 platform in March. The
plans for this release are being discussed at

The Nexenta Team

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