OpenSolaris 2009.06 Image Packaging System Guide
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Package Manager (GUI)

The Package Manager application provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for IPS. It provides a subset of the functionality offered by the command-line (CLI) clients provided with IPS.

The Package Manager enables you to do the following:

  • Configure IPS

  • Search and manage packages

  • Create, rename, and remove boot environments

Start the Package Manager application in one of the following ways:

Desktop Menu

Click System->Administration—>Package Manager.

Command line

Execute the following command at the prompt:

$ gksu packagemanager &

The complete documentation for the Package Manager is available in the Help menu of the application.

You can also view the screencast to learn about the Package Manager.

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