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Oracle Solaris 11 Express Image Packaging System Guide     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Introduction to the Image Packaging System

Image Packaging System

IPS Concepts

IPS Packages

Fault Management Resource Identifiers

Publishers and Repositories

Repository Origins and Mirrors

Images and Boot Environments

Package Variants and Facets

2.  IPS Graphical User Interfaces

3.  Working With Packages

4.  Creating and Managing Images

A.  IPS Command Reference


Chapter 1

Introduction to the Image Packaging System

The Oracle Solaris Image Packaging System (IPS) is a framework that enables you to install, update, and remove software packages for the Oracle Solaris operating system. IPS also enables you to create your own software packages, create and manage package repositories, and mirror existing package repositories.