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

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Listing Packages

If you need to check which packages are installed on a system, use the pkginfo command. By default, it displays information about currently installed packages. You can also use the pkginfo command to display packages that are on mounted distribution media.

Use the pkginfo command with no arguments to list all installed packages. The following example shows the first few packages from a system.

48]castle{winsor}% pkginfo system SUNWadmap System & Network Administration Applications system SUNWadmfw System & Network Administration Framework system SUNWadmr System & Network Administration Root system SUNWarc Archive Libraries system SUNWaudio Audio Applications system SUNWbcp Binary Compatibility system SUNWbtool CCS tools bundled ...

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