|Company / developer||currently Jörg Schilling and Fabian Otto|
|Source model||Open source|
|Initial release||June 17, 2005|
|Latest stable release||0.8 / August 27, 2012|
|Kernel type||Monolithic (Illumos Kernel)|
|Userland||GNU and traditional Solaris|
|Default user interface||GNOME|
"SchilliX is an OpenSolaris-based live CD and distribution that is intended to help people discover OpenSolaris." - Jörg Schilling  It was released on 17 June 2005, three days after the first release of OpenSolaris.
The initial developers were Jörg Schilling, Fabian Otto, Thomas Blaesing, and Tobias Kirschstein.
Its developers claim that it is the first OpenSolaris distribution. Schilling purports to have the first "First pure OpenSolaris based boot CD[.]" - Jörg Schilling  The release version is 0.7.1i (September 6, 2010), which uses the Illumos project for the build (once again being a first to make a release from a new open sourced build). The current release is 0.7.2 which is the first OpenSolaris based redistributable distro that allows to compile the OpenSolaris source base (onnv / Illumos).
Open Source Initiatives/Contributions
- Schilling, Jörg. "SchilliX Is Real Now". Jörg Schilling's Blog. Jörg Schilling. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
- jimgris/admin/"unknown", "Other Distros", "Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates", 2010/03/26 02:53. Retrieved 2010/13/08 16:32.
- Schilling, Jörg. "First Pure OpenSolaris Based Boot C.D.". Jörg Schilling's Blog. Jörg Schilling. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
- Anil Gulecha, "FAQ", "Illumos.org", 08/03/2010 10:13A.M. Retrieved 08/13/2010 16:21P.M.
- djwm. "Schillix 0.7.1i released with Illumos underneath". The H. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
- "Changes". Retrieved 4 May 2012.
- Official website
- SchilliX at DistroWatch
- Phoronix Article
- Linux Weekly News Article
- Comparison of OpenSolaris-based Distributions
- Early Screenshot
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