Thursday Nov 13, 2008

phpEasyTools for OpenSolaris


The OpenSolaris EasyTools Project develops tools in PHP to manage OpenSolaris in a web environment. This tool will help you learn OpenSolaris because it displays the commands that are run from the web interface.

  » The initial beta delivery of the EasySMF download was released in July. The project has already delivered a follow-on beta of the EasyRM download for simple resource management.

The EasyTools OpenSolaris project is led by our friends David Galán Ortiz and Jose Juan Mora Perez who also work hard on the Cayac WebStack for OpenSolaris and the OpenSolaris Hispano project.

Features:

  • easySMF: view, stop, start, change properties and create new services.
  • easyZFS: add, delete and modify pools, RAID, mirrors. Allows manage Snapshots.
  • easyZone: create and manage zones.
  • easyxVM: create and manage.
  • easyRM: create and manage the resources in your system, for example projects, task, cpu pools, IPCs, memory, etc.

State:

  • easySMF: The beta version is ready.
  • easyZFS: in progress.
  • easyZone: in progress.
  • easyxVM: in progress.
  • easyRM:The beta version is ready

Wednesday Oct 08, 2008

Mount OpenSolaris ZFS partition and reinstalling GRUB using Live CD

This small tutorial will tell you how you can mount an OpenSolaris ZFS partition using the OpenSolaris Live CD.

This is really easy.

Put in the OpenSolaris Live CD and type the following...........[Read More]

Saturday Sep 13, 2008

Playing Your mp3s with Songbird

The Observatory tells you how you can play multimedia (mp3-4) in OpenSolairs

To play videos, check out:

  1. Life with solaris - VLC support on OpenSolaris
    OR
  2. More multimedia

Installation of Ubuntu/Linux and Solaris(SXDE/OpenSolaris) - Dual Boot

Here, first I will tell you the problems that I faced after installing Ubuntu and OpenSolaris on my laptop.

I will also tell you the hard-ships that i faced and how I tackled them.....

Just click on more to read the full entry.

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Tuesday Sep 09, 2008

pkg.opensolaris.org package repository update (build 96)

Source: http://www.opensolaris.org/jive/thread.jspa?threadID=71982&tstart=0


The OpenSolaris development package repository

http://pkg.opensolaris.org/

has been updated to reflect the changes in snv_96 including major fixes
to the Caiman "Slim Install" and the Image Packaging System (IPS). In
addition, NetBeans 6.1 is now available in the repository.

Users who wish to update their system to the development build can do
so using the "image-update" facility provided by the pkg(1) command.
For important information about "image-update", see the instructions at

http://opensolaris.org/os/project/indiana/resources/rn3/image-update/

IMPORTANT NOTE: The development builds have undergone limited testing
and users should expect to uncover issues as the next release is
developed.

ISO images are being made available for this build via BitTorrent.
Torrent files are provided as follows

Primary Languages, gzip compression, 738MB
http://dlc.sun.com/torrents/info/osol-0811-96.iso.torrent
(if burned to media, image should be burned to a DVD)

All Languages, LZMA compression, 656MB
http://dlc.sun.com/torrents/info/osol-0811-96-global.iso.torrent
(if burned to media, image can be burned to a CD)

MD5 checksums for these images
http://www.opensolaris.org/os/project/indiana/files/md5sums_96.txt

New packages in this repository update
======================================
SUNWgsed gsed - GNU implementation of sed, the Unix
SUNWlibdatrie libdatrie
SUNWlibgsf GNOME Structured File Library
SUNWlibthai libthai
SUNWscim Smart Common Input Method Framework
SUNWscim-anthy Smart Common Input Method Framework - libanthy
SUNWscim-chewing Smart Common Input Method Framework
SUNWscim-hangul Smart Common Input Method Framework - libhangul
SUNWscim-pinyin Smart Common Input Method Framework - Smart
SUNWscim-sunpinyin Smart Common Input Method Framework - SunPinyin
SUNWscim-tables Smart Common Input Method Framework - Codetable
SUNWscim-tables-chinese Smart Common Input Method Framework - Codetable
SUNWscim-tables-extra Smart Common Input Method Framework - Codetable
SUNWscim-tables-india Smart Common Input Method Framework - Codetable
SUNWscim-tables-japanese Smart Common Input Method Framework - Codetable
SUNWscim-tables-korean Smart Common Input Method Framework - Codetable
SUNWscim-thai Smart Common Input Method Framework - libthai
SUNWw3m Desktop search tool - support libraries

Life With Solaris: LWS - VLC support on OpenSolaris

Hi all...

Now you can watch your favourate movie and listen to songs. Life With Solaris has really given the life to OpenSolaris

VLC and many other media players are now supported on OpenSolaris..... :)

Read this post fully to know how you can make your Solaris life very easy...

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