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solaris

solaris in Technology
operating system
Sun Microsystems, Inc.'s version of the Unix operating system. As well as the core operating system, Solaris inludes networking software, the Java Virtual Machine, the CDE/Desktop that includes an X11-based windowing environment and graphical user interface.
Sun claim that Solaris is not just an operating system but an "operating environment".
Solaris 1.x was a retroactive (marketing?) name for SunOS 4.1.x (where x>=1).
Solaris 2.x (which is the first version most people call "Solaris") includes SunOS5.x, which is an SVR4-derived Unix, OpenWindows 3.x, and tooltalk.
Version 2.7 ("Solaris 7") was around in 1999-03-02. Version 2.8 was released in June 2000. Latest version: 9, as of 2002-07-15.
(http://sun.com/solaris/).
(2002-07-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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  • In this hall, which was handsomely decorated for the event, the people of solaris were assembled.

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  • From this clay the product of solaris brick proved in every way desirable.

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  • This completes my list of items under the head of experimental farming, which solaris now has to offer.

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  • To these people of solaris, this transfiguration was lasting.

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  • To it was assigned the duty of editing and publishing the "solaris Sentinel," a weekly paper devoted to the interests of the farm.

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  • People of solaris, I am happy to be thus identified with you.

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  • solaris is more than proud of the masterful way in which you have treated the entire subject!

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  • To the combined interests of solaris farm, he is intensely devoted.

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  • Let us consider present conditions here at solaris, as an illustration.

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