Until now I worked exclusively with Linux, although I tried different distributions like SuSE Linux, Debian and Red Hat, I had no experience with other UNIX operating systems. At the weekend I had a bit of time and I decided to make a little experiment - install Open Solaris on my desktop computer. My desktop computer is no longer my main system. I use my laptop for this, that’s why I could format hard disc without any inhibitions.
The first view is deceptive:
The installation was very easy, as I would wish it from a modern operating systems. The appearance of the system is very similar to linux because of GNOME-Desktop. But if you look closer, you will find conceptual differences.