OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.10 is here

We have released a new OpenIndiana Hipster snapshot 2018.10. The noticeable changes:

  • Mate desktop was updated to 1.20.
  • Python 3.5 was added, a lot of Python modules are now delivered for 3.5 Python version in addition to 2.7 and 3.4.
  • Image Packaging System has received a lot of updates from OmniOS CE IPS and Solaris IPS.
  • KVM zone brand now allows you to manage your KVM VMs as illumos zones.
  • Several new compilers were added, including GCC 8 (with patches necessary to build illumos) and Rust 1.29.
  • A lot of components were migrated to 64-bit-only, most newly added software defaults to 64-bit.
  • Due to recent security fixes compatibilty with some Solaris applications was broken. Important one is VirtualBox
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More information can be found in 2018.10 Release notes and new medias can be downloaded from