Vol 124 Issue 2 2008-06-09 Article 19983 from section "OpenSolaris"

Could Become a Rival to Linux Desktop Distributions

Skeptical at first, Ryan Paul of ArsTechnical found himself
impressed, for the most part, with OpenSolaris 2008.05, which he
reviewed recently. Considering the solution's announced aims, Paul
concludes that, "...the first release of OpenSolaris definitely
delivers on much of what it promises." Work remains to be done,
however, he writes, since OpenSolaris isn't quite ready to replace
desktop distros of Linux, he says, noting some significant problems
with configuration and hardware support in this release [20101].

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