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OpenSolaris

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Lacking Oracle help, OpenSolaris group disbands

The OpenSolaris Governing Board dissolves itself after Oracle cuts off relations with the group. Will the Illumos rise from the ashes?

By August 23, 2010

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Oracle apparently shuts doors on OpenSolaris

According to a leaked memo, Oracle will release Solaris source code only after its versions of the OS ship, a move that cuts off the OpenSolaris project.

By August 16, 2010

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OpenSolaris board in OpenRevolt against Oracle

Governing board that oversees the open-source Solaris community, frustrated by months of "radio silence" from Oracle, threatens to disband.

By July 14, 2010

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Jonathan Schwartz: Oracle bungled its chance at mobile Java

Oracle could have innovated with Java instead of litigated, says CareZone co-founder and Sun's former CEO. Also: Why Amazon won at cloud computing, "Intel Inside" was a blip, and the Mac is back.

By July 26, 2012

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Sun adds enterprise features to OpenSolaris

A new support contract, processor support, and networking and storage technology are designed to put the open-source OS on an footing alongside Solaris.

By June 1, 2009

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Torvalds: Linux and OpenSolaris a tough mix

The Linux leader acknowledges that "taking code from other (open-source) projects is hard...If you take Solaris code, you have to fix it for all the differences." More work than it's worth?

By January 30, 2009

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An open-source geek-out, Latin American style

A lively free-software festival in Buenos Aires highlights Argentina's increasing passion for the open-source mindset and all it represents.

By April 13, 2011

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Google considered a move to OpenSolaris? All that glitters is not Chrome

This article was originally based on information that was two years old.

By September 2, 2008

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Google considered a move to OpenSolaris? All that glitters is not Chrome

Search giant may be willing to make a bet on Sun's Unix distribution, but any move away from Linux remains highly unlikely. And that goes for Firefox too.

By September 1, 2008

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Oracle bypassed: Programmers fork OpenOffice

OpenOffice.org fans strike out on their own with the Document Foundation and LibreOffice--without Oracle's backing.

By September 28, 2010