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Adding and Updating Oracle Solaris 11 Software Packages     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Introduction to the Image Packaging System

Image Packaging System

Installation Privileges

IPS Concepts

IPS Packages

Fault Management Resource Identifiers

Publishers, Repositories, and Package Archives

Repository Origins and Mirrors

Images and Boot Environments

Package Facets and Variants

2.  IPS Graphical User Interfaces

3.  Getting Information About Software Packages

4.  Installing and Updating Software Packages

5.  Configuring Installed Images

Chapter 1

Introduction to the Image Packaging System

The Oracle Solaris Image Packaging System (IPS) is a framework that enables you to list, search, install, update, and remove software packages for the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system. A single IPS command can update your image to a new operating system release.