1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Project Indiana Desktop Looks Like...

Oracle

Published on 30 October 2007 11:12 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Oracle
3 Comments

While Project Indiana is still a few hours away from the development preview release, the first screenshot of it has emerged on the OpenSolaris Project Page For Indiana. This post-dated screenshot of the Project Indiana Developer Preview shows the GNOME 2.20-based desktop with a few windows. Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, GNOME's Terminal (one window showing the pkg command) and Pidgin are on display with this OpenSolaris binary distribution. The GNOME theme looks to be based upon Clearlooks and is far from resembling the default Solaris GNOME theme.

Project Indiana Desktop Looks Like...


Added to the project page were also a few other Project Indiana details. Packaging is done through the OpenSolaris Image Package System, the Distribution Constructor ToolKit allows you to easily construct your own custom OpenSolaris distribution. The Distribution Constructor is similar to Fedora's Revisor utility for spinning Fedora-based Linux distributions. For upgrading a Project Indiana installation is the Snap Upgrade system. While we've covered it before, Project Indiana will feature a LiveCD desktop with installer. It also looks like there will be a Project Indiana ISO for live usage from USB flash drives. Aside from that, there isn't much to report on yet. Just wait and in the morning we should have quite a bit of coverage.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. GeForce GTX 750 Series: Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux Driver Performance
  2. GLAMOR + RadeonSI 2D Acceleration Is Quite Good For Open-Source AMD 2D Performance
  3. AMD Radeon R9 290 OpenGL On Ubuntu 15.04: Catalyst vs. RadeonSI Gallium3D
  4. Ubuntu 15.04 Offers Faster OpenGL For AMD Radeon GPUs On Open-Source
  5. Ubuntu 15.04 Brings Some Graphics Performance Improvements For Intel Haswell
  6. Sub-$20 802.11n USB WiFi Adapter That's Linux Friendly
Latest Linux News
  1. HHVM 3.7 Brings More Performance Improvements
  2. Experimental DragonFlyBSD Code Adds Experimental Broadwell Graphics
  3. Virt-Manager 1.2.0 Brings OVMF/AAVMF Support For UEFI In VMs
  4. Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM, GameStream, NaCL Fun
  5. An Ubuntu Phone Will Ship This Year With The Converged Unity Experience
  6. Ubuntu 15.10 Is Codenamed The Wily Werewolf
  7. Mono 4 Is Planned For Fedora 23
  8. Ubuntu 15.10's "W" Codename Being Revealed Soon
  9. The Six X.Org Summer GSoC Projects For 2015
  10. Linux 4.1-RC2 Kernel Released
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Trying Out Microsoft Visual Studio Code On Linux
  2. Microsoft Releases New Code IDE For Linux!
  3. Improvements On The Way For GNOME's Nautilus File Manager
  4. Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released
  5. A Lot Of Improvements Are Coming For Mir 0.13, Including Work Towards Libinput
  6. Mono 4.0 Makes Use Of Microsoft's Open-Source Code, C# 6.0
  7. GCC 4.9.2 vs. GCC 5 Benchmarks On An Intel Xeon Haswell
  8. QEMU 2.3 Officially Released