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1.  Installation Options Base Package Sets

2.  Packages Installed by Group Packages for SPARC Based Systems

3.  Packages Installed by Group Packages for x86 Based Systems


Oracle Solaris 11.1 Package Lists lists and briefly describes packages that are installed by default by the different Oracle Solaris 11.1 installers.

Note - This Oracle Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures. The supported systems appear in the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists. This document cites any implementation differences between the platform types.

For supported systems, see the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists.

Who Should Use This Book

This book is for system administrators who are responsible for planning the installation of the Oracle Solaris 11.1 operating system (OS).

Related Information

Installing Oracle Solaris 11.1 Systems describes how to use the installers to perform various types of installations.

Adding and Updating Oracle Solaris 11.1 Software Packages describes the Oracle Solaris Image Packaging System (IPS) feature, and how to find and install IPS packages. The pkg(5) man page describes the Image Packaging System in more detail. The pkg(1) man page provides more detail about how to find, install, update, and verify IPS packages.

Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit or visit if you are hearing impaired.

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P-1 Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output
Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output
machine_name% su


Placeholder: replace with a real name or value
The command to remove a file is rm filename.
Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized
Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows UNIX system prompts and superuser prompts for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. In command examples, the shell prompt indicates whether the command should be executed by a regular user or a user with privileges.

Table P-2 Shell Prompts

Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell
Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell for superuser
C shell
C shell for superuser