Install a Solaris package

Posted August 3, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in UNIX

If a package file (i.e., from sunfreeware.com) exists in the current directory, this tech-recipe will allow you to install it on the system.


If the package file is called newpackage:

pkgadd -d newpackage

Some packages will interactively ask you questions and for confirmation.

 

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Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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