Oracle is working to ensure that the strength of the Oracle Solaris Operating System is complemented by a collection of popular, freely available software. This freeware includes in-bound open source and third party components such as utilities, productivity tools, and development tools. Users can now more conveniently leverage the technologies shared on the Internet.
The top tier of free and open source software in Oracle Solaris 10 is fully supported per the terms of Oracle's Premier Support for Oracle Solaris. The list of open source software fully supported for Oracle Solaris 10 follows.