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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
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
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
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