I saw an Infodoc recently that insisted on some additional instructions to have MySQL running on Solaris 10. Quite amazing… Then I thought that I would put out a document that would list some of the nice S10 features that are NOT often talked about… Here is a list with some comments. Tell me if something you are really using is missing. These features are available on the 3 platforms : SPARC, x86, x64 ( Opteron ).
Webmin : A (free) web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Really good if you are into GUIs.
Zebra : An open-source routing protocol suite that offers OSPF & BGP implementations.
GCC : THE famous Gnu C/C++ compiler. At last is Solaris shipping with a compiler…
Ghostscript 7.05 : Postscript & PDF viewers
Samba : Windows/Unix file serving utility updated to 3.0.4
Ncftp : a nice FTP client replacement program that features automatic anonymous login, bash-like shell features, progress bar,…
JEdit : one of the best text editors for programmers. Features syntax highlighting for a huge set of programming languages, inluding … D, the DTrace language.
Gaim : A multi-protocol instant messaging (IM) client. Features compatibility with virtually all IM possible and lots of other features…