Hi all. since Solaris 10 is now free to download (yam yam), can we use this OS on our desktops ? I mean is it suitable for desktop life like Linux ? or using Solaris on desktop is like someone shoting himself ?? any ideas ??
Solaris is not a great place to start out. It is OK for end-users once configured (and once the default window manager is changed from CDE to GNOME) but configuring and installing Solaris is quite complex.
Solaris is an amazingly powerful OS but as such it makes it more complicated to configure - I would recommend a middle ground, grab a linux distro, get used to using that and then go to Solaris from there.