OT: Corel Linux (hijacked from Re: Chrome on Ubuntu)

Tony Baldwin photodharma at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 15:11:28 UTC 2009

Mark Haney wrote:
> Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
>>> meio OT
>>> Corel Linux was one the first I ever tried.
>>> It was pretty co0l, what with wordperfect and corel photopaint in there.
>>> Unfortunately, as I recall, I couldn't get it to access the internet, or 
>>> something.
>> Huh?
>>> That was back in 2000, or something.
>> Yeah...around that time.
>>> I ended up settling in with red hat and used that (-> fedora) for about 
>>> 8 years, before moving to ubuntu, then pclinuxos, then back to ubuntu 
>>> for all my laptops and debian on all my desktops machines.
>> OpenSolaris is increasingly looking good. One day I might take the 
>> plunge and use OpenSolaris at home and not just at work.
>> Enough from me now.
> There is a linux distro that is built around the Solaris kernel.  I
> don't recall the name at the moment, but a Google search would probably
> turn it up.

But if it's a Solaris kernel, then it's a solaris distro (are you 
thinking of OpenSolaris?)
Linux IS the kernel that we use, underlying a gnu system.
perhaps you mean there is a gnu/solaris distro?
That would still be, to my knowledge, OpenSolaris.
Although  did find this http://www.gnusolaris.org/


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