Firefox 43 beta is now integrated to OpenIndiana Hipster

Firefox’s latest beta release has just landed in Hipster’s current repository and is available for installation. The package is based on Martin Bochnig’s excellent port of Firefox to illumos distributions and has been merged to oi-userland by Alexander Pyhalov. Martin’s sources are available here while the OpenIndiana component can be Read More …

Loader project 4th demo out

As my primary dev platform is OpenIndiana, its only fair to point fellow OI users to chance to test out something quite different and to provide feedback:) The announcement was posted to illumos dev list and can be read here. The project page itself can be found at

Testing KVM

We have put up a test KVM repo for those lucky enough to have Intel VT chipset support. To use this, you’ll need to be on oi_151 beta, which we serve up from the repo. To upgrade from oi_148, simply do: sudo pkg set-publisher -g \ -G Read More …

Proposal for our first stable build

A proposal for our first development build has been posted by Alasdair. The proposal is to publish oi_148 to a /release branch and provide a limited set of critical security fixes to a defined set of supported packages. Please do provide feedback on our mailing list openindiana-discuss.