OpenSolaris & illumos Derivatives

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OpenSolaris & illumos Derivatives

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After Oracle bought Sun Microsystems, and announced the closure of OpenSolaris, a series of actions followed:

Other illumos distributions, both commercial and non-commercial, have emerged that combine the illumos kernel and user environment with custom installers, distribution-specific packaging and compilation systems, and other distribution-specific utilities and tools in active development.


Evolution of some Opensolaris / illumos derivatives
  1. OpenSolaris OS > illumos
  2. illumos > OpenIndiana OS > Tribblix
  3. illumos > OmniTI OmniOS* > OmniOS* > OmniOSce
Base Name 1st
release date
Package manager
Package format
OpenSolaris OpenSolaris OS 05/05/2008 Package Manager, pkg
illumos 03/08/2010 Package Manager, pkg
Base Name 1st
release date
Package manager
Package format
illumos OpenIndiana OS
(oi_147)
10/09/2010 Image Packaging System (IPS), pkg
Tribblix
(m16)
11/08/2019 SVR4 packaging
OmniTI OmniOS*
(r151002)
March-Abril

2012

Image Packaging System (IPS), pkg

OmniOS*
(r151022h)

12/07/2017

OmniOSce
(r151038)

03/05/2021

*Discontinued OS.