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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Reviewing Package Commands

You manage software from a command line with the commands shown in Table 69. You must have superuser privileges to use the pkgadd and pkgrm commands.

Table 69. Package Commands
Command Task
vi(1)admin(4) Set installation defaults.
/bin/pkgadd(1M) Install software package or store files for installation at a later time.
/usr/sbin/pkgask(1M) Create a script to define installation parameters.
/usr/sbin/pkgchk(1M) Check accuracy of installation.
/bin/pkginfo(1) List installed packages.
/bin/pkgparam(1) Display software package parameter values.
/usr/sbin/pkgrm(1M) Remove packages.
/bin/pkgtrans(1) Translate an installable ...

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