OpenIndiana Hipster 2016.10 is here!

We have released a new OpenIndiana Hipster snapshot 2016.10. This snapshots contains some notable changes:

  • Intel KMS was integrated and should work on some Intel GPUs. This provides a huge leap forward for desktop users.
  • Mate 1.14 has replaced aging GNOME 2 and is the default desktop environment. The look and feel was kept the same.
  • FreeBSD loader was integrated and made the default boot loader.
  • Python 2.6 was completely removed and Python 2.7 is the only Python 2 version available. Work on integrating Python 3.5 is ongoing.
  • SunSSH was dropped and replaced with OpenSSH

More informations can be found in and new medias can be downloaded from