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Solaris Utility DVD 4 Prequel

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  1. Solaris17

    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    this thread is the prequil update log to the Solaris utility dvd 4.0 to let you guys kow whats up how its going and various updates being applied in real time as well as scheduled release date. im doing this in conjuction with a version of linux OS im also working on.


    so far updates to the utility DVD include

    -New linux kernel
    -Sata drive compatability
    -partial base code rescript for less bugs and cleaner code
    -updates to some core programs including

    *DBAN
    *operating systems
    *drive diagnostics
    *system diagnostics
    *more utilities added (testing phase so none disclosed however their are SEVERAL additions)

    scheduled release date early 2009
     
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    nice another solaris DVD!!!! w00t!!
     
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  3. Solaris17

    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    thanks man this one is going to be awsome i dont know how im going to top myself after this.
     
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    make a disc like this for MAC :p, i haven't used your DVD utility but it sounds amazing and it's cool to see people making and working on stuff like this in their spare time just to help others out, and giving it out free or for a small price keep it up man, is there a link to a summary of what your disc does and has included, i don't care the length i'll read it up. GJ :toast:
     
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    Don't top yourself!!! You've got so much to live for!!!

    But seriously, some nice features on the new DVD, might even get a copy for myslef.
     
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  6. Solaris17

    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    hey man thanks the disk itself i dont really charge for if someone wants one they just need to pay shipping as for what the disk is its a diagnostic/utility DVD thats comes with 2 linux OS's (for people that dont have an os) multiple utilities for HDD analysis CPU analysis system mobo ram video all kinds of stuff stress testers etc...and thats just the bootable part!!!! when in windows if you pop in the disk like a vidoe game an autorun sequence starts giving you options to install benchmark programs or veiw the contents of the disk etc..if you veiw the contents of the disk it brings you to the main folder that holds a bunch of other utilities ranging from games to anti virus software..to benchmarks..to diagnostic programs..to drivers

    Final Version Updates:
    Added Games
    Updated Drivers 32 and 64 bit versions
    Updated Winflash
    Added linux Graphics drivers x32 and x64
    Added basic drivers for flash and java for linux
    added credits
    Paint.net
    active gif maker
    infraveiw
    Tarragen
    GMax
    Wings3D
    POVray
    Programs list
    SIW (system info like everest (free)
    Central brain ID
    Next Sensor
    Mario
    Pacman
    Zork
    prince of persia
    space game
    bootable defrag utility.(DOS4NTFS)
    Updated RBE
    S3 drivers 32 and 64bit
    GPU-Z updated
    Open office updated
    Fixed problem with burned iso's and not being able to be read by dvd drive.
    Added TPU as web page for autorun sequence.
    Pong
    Space Invaders
    Galaxian
    Made a few menu changes to be more informative
    added DOS mouse drivers ps/2
    added DOS mouse drivers usb


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    more can be found here.

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=715511&postcount=145

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=716283&postcount=202

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=723303&postcount=236

    of course some of those posts speak of things not working etc but it was final some time ago so it works fine :)
     
  7. panchoman

    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    can you make a lite edition of it? like one that'll fit on a cd too? 4 gigs is a lot to download and what not.
     
  8. Solaris17

    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    their are several editions being planned and tested...when it is released their will also be available bootable thumb drives for purchase with the 4.0 preloaded on it.
     
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    sounds cool!
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    ;)

    it will obviously be downloadable for free (all versions) but for people who want the lable etc they can buy them


    their will be

    Solaris Utility DVD Ultimate Edition (8+GB) (DVD DL)

    Solaris Utility DVD Regular Edition (4GB) (DVD)

    Solaris Utility DVD Lite Edition (700mb) (CD)

    Solaris Utility DVD Portable Edition (usb Drive Containing either Standard or ultimate depending on choice)

    Solaris utility DVD Box Set

    Includes

    Ultimate

    Regular

    Light

    and a thumb drive (bootable) of the version of your choice. (all in a nifty box as well as some paper info/pamphlet)


    and of course no matter what you get (CD and SL DVD only) you get the choice of light scribe or label.

    thats what coming in 4.0 :)

    as well as a server that works

    www.solarisutilitydvd.com
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    sounds awesome. i'll probably be signing up for some good hosting soon and the dvd is always welcome to be hosted there as well.
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    All of my programs such as XP/vista mark as well as DVD 4.0 beta and alphas are now back now that i have the space and bandwidth i will post up when they are posted and maybe start a dedicated beta tester thread depending on how many people participate but i will let you guys know and remember if you want simply visit the last page of my 3.0 thread if youd like to DL the current version!!! now maybe i can get back into driver modding etc :)
     
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    And I was all like WHOOOOHOOO!!! over 3.5 D:

    Are there really this many useful utilities?? I don't believe! ;)
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    o friend you have absolutely no idea the stuff i come across and im all about helping people make their computer life easier.
     
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    dude that's just a godly dvd/utility, i couldn't imagine the work to get all that to work :laugh: i wouldn't know where to start. but yes it's going to be probly a few weeks but i'll contact you in a few weeks or so about getting a dvd. that utility is just crazy. i gotta say i thk you could make a killing off this if you actually tried to mass produce it or something for say 15 bucks a dvd. but nice man nice :rockout:
     
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    I'm up for making a new CD cover for it if you would like.
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    i suppose if the damand is high enough at $15 a dvd i probably would i mean i buy the dvd's at discount ink i suppose is cheap enough i would probably make quite a profit...however for people who dont have $15 thats one less person i can help but every one can afford free.

    you may wait for 4.0 however perhaps this is something youd be intrested in ;)

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?p=1085225

    that would be amazing PVT i made you my official artist awhile ago ;)
     
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    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    K PM me, and we will work out the details of what you want.
     
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    for all it is your only paying him for postage the cost of the disk and what $1 or $2 for the work he did

    you should do an upgrade service for usb buyers, so they can send it back and youll put the newer version on it
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    i will be i have yet to type up an agreement etc but thats a good idea so ill use it..wouldnt take me to long anyway an update to a usb drive wouldnt be that hard.
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    you guys are going to be sooooooooooooo excited!!!

    BTW PVT if you read this.


    i need a boot screen simple and fresh like XP's install screen 800x600 and 1024x768 in png and jpg format.


    ill also need a regular label cd cover and a special edition (SE) edition monocrome (for lightscribe)

    your already in the credits but absolutely feel free to sign them


    3d menu's alot more utilities alot more freedom in using the disk itself lots of updated apps...im soooooo excited i totally out did myself you guys are gonna freak.
     
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    Sweet! I have never used your DVD tool before but I think I am definitely gonna add it to my collection of Utility discs.

    Thanks!
     
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    sorry, this sounds like vista now ;)

    lol im kidding
     
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    yay!
    Pong!
    Mario!
    Pacman!
    LOL...

    and ultimate is 8+gbs!:eek:

    damn I need to get one:rolleyes:
     
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