Solaris 2.6

That is how my first Solaris with CDE looked like when I installed it years ago on a home computer with Intel Pentium CPU onboard.

I begged a copy of the installation CDROM and a bootable floppy drive in the institute lab. Then downloaded as much packages as possible from http://www.sunfreeware.com (yes, all packages were free to download that time), brought everything home and installed.

It was fun to discover inverted console colours, delete key works instead of backspace and home directory hidden under /export/home path.

And I was absolutely happy because it was real UNIX just here at my home 🙂

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About mezzantrop

10 years of experience in large SAN and storage environments: mainly Hitachi, HP and Brocade. Now I am a proud SAN/storage IBMer. Empty – expect-like tool author. FreeBSD enthusiast.
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