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Oracle Solaris Administration: Common Tasks     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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About This Book

1.  Locating Information About Oracle Solaris Commands

2.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Overview)

3.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Tasks)

4.  Booting and Shutting Down an Oracle Solaris System

5.  Working With Oracle Configuration Manager

6.  Managing Services (Overview)

7.  Managing Services (Tasks)

8.  Using the Fault Manager

9.  Managing System Information (Tasks)

10.  Managing System Processes (Tasks)

11.  Monitoring System Performance (Tasks)

12.  Managing Software Packages (Tasks)

Managing Software Packages (Task Map)

Image Packaging System

Getting Information About Packages

Installing and Updating Packages

Installing a New Package

Updating All Installed Packages

13.  Managing Disk Use (Tasks)

14.  Scheduling System Tasks (Tasks)

15.  Setting Up and Administering Printers by Using CUPS (Tasks)

16.  Managing the System Console, Terminal Devices, and Power Services (Tasks)

17.  Managing System Crash Information (Tasks)

18.  Managing Core Files (Tasks)

19.  Troubleshooting System and Software Problems (Tasks)

20.  Troubleshooting Miscellaneous System and Software Problems (Tasks)


Managing Software Packages (Task Map)

Table 12-1 Managing Software Packages: Task Map

For Instructions
Determine whether a package is installed and whether an update is available.
Use the pkg list command.
Display information about packages such as name and version.
Use the pkg info command.
Display file system content of packages.
Use the pkg contents command.
Search for packages.
Use the pkg search command.
Install and update packages.
Use the pkg install and pkg update commands.
Update all installed packages.
Use the pkg update command.