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1.10 UTS Software Support

1.10.1 Solaris

The Sun operating system, SunOS, along with the OpenWindows graphical user interface (GUI) and the productivity tools, DeskSet, make up the complete Sun UNIX environment. The latest release is Solaris 2.5, which includes: SunOS 5.5, OW 3.5, and DeskSet 3.5. SunOS 5 is based on the System V version of UNIX. Solaris 2.4 runs on all SPARC hardware. Solaris 2.5 runs on all SPARC hardware except the Sun4 series (i.e. Sun 4/110, 4/280, etc.). Solaris 2.4 is still available for those who need it.

The latest release of the BSD version of UNIX for the SPARC architecture is Solaris 1.1.2, which includes SunOS 4.1.4 and OW 3_414. Solaris 1.1.2 runs on all SPARC hardware except the Sun4u series (UltraSPARCs).

Sun software is site licensed for all Ohio State University faculty, staff, and students, and can be borrowed from UTS Customer Services, 508 Baker Systems. All software is on CDROM.

Unix System Administration - 8 AUG 1996
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