The Solaris 9 software release includes an ExtraValue directory that contains two subdirectories, CoBundled and Early Access. The CoBundled directory contains software that previously shipped separately, such as SunScreen 3.2 and Web Start Wizards SDK 3.0.1. The Early Access directory contains preliminary evaluation software, such as Netscape 6.2.1.
The CoBundled and Early Access directories are in the Solaris_9 directory at Solaris_9/ExtraValue/EarlyAccess and Solaris_9/ExtraValue/CoBundled. The directories are located on the Solaris 9 DVD and the Solaris Software 2 of 2 CD.
For further information about Solaris Web Start Wizards SDK 3.0.1, see "Installation".
130 multithreaded stateful packet filters
Network address translation
SKIP and IPSec/IKE VPN client support
Ordered rule sets
Multiple firewall management
A Java applet GUI
Complete command-line control
Netscape 6.2.1 Enterprise, the most customizable, convenient, and connected browser, is available in the Early Access directory for the Solaris 9 release. In addition, it will be available for the Solaris 7 and Solaris 8 operating environments. Netscape 6.2.1 is the first Internet software to seamlessly integrate browsing, email, and instant messaging.
Improvements to installation and ease of use
More industry standards - Including XML, LDAP, Document Object Model (DOM), and Cascading Style Sheets level 1 (CSS1)
My Sidebar feature - For quick retrieval of important information
Advanced search capabilities
Real-time messaging - Integrated with browsing and mail
Options for personalization
The latest Java virtual machine
A new Netscape Java Plug-In
Java extensions and APIs
A cross-platform, Java technology-based XPCOM component that delivers reliable interoperability
Further information is available at the following Web site:
Several freeware tools and libraries are included in the Solaris 9 release. The following freeware packages have been updated for the Solaris 9 release:
To view license terms, attribution, and copyright statements for freeware in this list, the default license path is /usr/share/src/<freeware name>. If the Solaris operating environment has been installed anywhere other than the default, modify the given path to access the file at the installed location.
Apache 1.3.20 - UNIX based HTTP server
bash 2.05 - Sh-compatible command language interpreter
bzip2 1.0.1 - Block-sorting file compressor
gzip 1.3 - GNU Zip compression utility
less 358 - A pager, similar to the more command
mkisofs 1.13 - A utility that builds a CD image by using an ISO9660 file system
tcsh 6.0.10 - C shell with file-name completion and command-line editing
zip 2.3 - Compression and file-packaging utility
zsh 3.0.8 - Command interpreter (shell) usable as an interactive login shell and as a shell script command processor
The following libraries have also been included in the Solaris 9 release:
To view license terms, attribution, and copyright statements for the freeware libraries in this list, the default license path is /usr/sfw/share/src/<freeware name>. If the Solaris operating environment has been installed anywhere other than the default, modify the given path to access the file at the installed location.
Glib 1.2.10 - A library of useful data types, macros, type conversions, string utilities, and a lexical scanner.
GTK+ 1.2.10 - The GIMP toolkit. A set of libraries that can be used to create graphical user interfaces.
Jpeg 6b - Standardized compression software for full-color and gray- scale images.
Libpng 1.0.10 - PNG reference library. PNG is a format for storing images that is designed to be the successor to the GIF format and, to some extent, the more complex TIFF format.
Tcl/tk 8.33 - TCL-TK GUI Toolkit is an Xqq toolkit that is implemented with the Tcl scripting language.
Libtif f3.55 - Provides support for reading and writing TIFF and a small collection of tools for doing simple manipulations of TIFF images.
Libxml2 2.3.6 - A C library that provides Extensible Markup Language (XML) support. XML is the universal format for structured documents and data on the web.
The following commands and utilities have also been included in the Solaris 9 release:
To view license terms, attribution, and copyright statements for the freeware commands and utilities in this list, the default license path is /usr/sfw/share/src/<freeware name>. If the Solaris operating environment has been installed anywhere other than the default, modify the given path to access the file at the installed location.
Gnu Grep 2.4.2 - A pattern matcher that is twice as fast as the standard UNIX egrep utility.
Gnu Tar 1.13 - An archiver that includes multivolume support, the ability to archive sparse files, automatic archive compression and decompression, remote archives, and other special features.
Ncftp Client 3.0.3 - A free set of programs that use the File Transfer Protocol. This set is an alternative to the standard ftp program that comes with UNIX systems.
Samba 2.2.2 - The free SMB and CIFS client and server for UNIX and other operating systems. SMB and CIFS are protocols by which many PC-related machines share files, printers, and other information.
Tcp-wrappers 7.6 - Small daemon programs that monitor and filter incoming requests for network services. These programs log the client host name of incoming requests and thus enhance network security.
Gnu Wget 1.6 - A free network utility to retrieve files from the Web by using HTTP and FTP, the two most widely used Internet protocols.