this tutorial will show you step by step how to do the installation of open solaris. sun has made installing open solaris very easy.

1. download a copy of open solaris at - the current version is OS2008

2. once you download it, download and install virtual box from if you want to install it on your current pc. this is the easy way to do the installation

3. so now i just downloaded the OS and virtubalbox, now i will start from the .iso image i downloaded. and the first screen shot will look like the picture below:

4. select OpenSolaris 2008.05 from the list menu


5. select your keyboard layout, i will select 41 for US-English:


6. now select your desktop language, i will select english for me


7. after that, you will see the solaris desktop will start to load and click on close to accept lincense.


8. now click on the Install OpenSolaris icon on the desktop to start the installation


9. click to here continue installing opensolaris