System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

ProcedureHow to List Information About All Installed Packages (pkginfo)

  1. List information about installed packages by using the pkginfo command.

    $ pkginfo

Example 22–11 Listing Installed Packages

This example shows how to list all packages installed on a local system, whether that system is a stand-alone system or a server. The output shows the primary category, package name, and the description of the package.

$ pkginfo
system      SUNWaccr       System Accounting, (Root)
system      SUNWaccu       System Accounting, (Usr)
system      SUNWadmap      System administration applications
system      SUNWadmc       System administration core libraries

Example 22–12 Displaying Detailed Information About Software Packages

This example shows how to list all packages installed on a system by specifying the long format, which includes all available information about the designated packages.

$ pkginfo -l SUNWcar
      NAME:  Core Architecture, (Root)
  CATEGORY:  system
      ARCH:  sparc.sun4u
   VERSION:  11.9.0,REV=2002.
   BASEDIR:  /
    VENDOR:  Sun Microsystems, Inc.
      DESC:  core software for a specific hardware platform group
    PSTAMP:  leo20031003183400
  INSTDATE:  Feb 20 2004 16:57
   HOTLINE:  Please contact your local service provider
    STATUS:  completely installed
     FILES:      114 installed pathnames
                  36 shared pathnames
                  40 directories
                  57 executables
               21469 blocks used (approx)