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1.  Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11 (Overview)

Welcome to Oracle Solaris 11

Oracle Solaris 10 Compared to Oracle Solaris 11

Removal of Legacy System Management Commands, Tools, Services, and Files

Transitioning Your Oracle Solaris 10 System to Oracle Solaris 11

Installation Features

Software Management Features

Network Configuration Features

System Configuration and SMF Features

Storage and File Systems Features

Security Features

Virtualization Features

User Account Management and User Environment Features

Desktop Features

2.  Transitioning to an Oracle Solaris 11 Installation Method

3.  Managing Devices

4.  Managing Storage Features

5.  Managing File Systems

6.  Managing Software

7.  Managing Network Configuration

8.  Managing System Configuration

9.  Managing Security

10.  Managing Oracle Solaris Releases in a Virtual Environment

11.  User Account Management and User Environment Changes

12.  Using Oracle Solaris Desktop Features

A.  Transitioning From Previous Oracle Solaris 11 Releases to Oracle Solaris 11

Desktop Features

Oracle Solaris 11 introduces several important changes to the desktop environment. The default desktop is now the Oracle Solaris Desktop, which includes GNOME 2.30 from the GNOME Foundation, the Firefox web browser, Thunderbird Email client, and the Lightning calendar manager from the Mozilla Foundation.

Note - In Oracle Solaris 11 the login manager has changed from CDE to the GNOME Desktop Manager (GDM). If you are transitioning from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11, and you previously customized your CDE login, review your display management configuration, as you might need to make some changes to the GDM configuration to ensure it works as expected. For more information, see Troubleshooting Desktop Transition Issues.

See Chapter 12, Using Oracle Solaris Desktop Features.