Update Center Toolkit 2.2 Release

The Update Center team is pleased to announce the availability of release 2.2 of the Update Center Toolkit. This release includes the following major new features:

  • Software Update interface for simplifying the application of updates to multiple images and for finding out about new applications and add-ons to the applications that you already have,
  • Featured Software section in the Update Tool interface for informing the user about new applications and add-ons to existing applications,
  • An updated version of the pkg(5) software that provides the same capabilities as the version in OpenSolaris 2009.06,
  • Enhanced Update Tool interface that:
    • makes use of background threads to provide a more interactive experience, 
    • provides a package search interface,
    • provides URLs in the package overview with more information about each package, and
    • enhances the interface with right click menus, additional icons, and other ease of use features
  • Improved development tools for publishing packages and creating images with pre-installed packages, and
  • Support for SUSE Linux with KDE and OpenSolaris 2009.06.

A look at the new Software Update Interface:


Update Center Software Update Interface

Downloads and release notes for the 2.2 release are now available as are updated screenshots of the graphical user interfaces.
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