Category Archives: OpenSolaris
I have a mixed environment with OpenSolaris-2009.06, SuseLinux, and WindowsXP clients trying to access an OpenSolaris-2009.06 ZFS File-Server. I’m the only user on the network, which is entirely behind a hardware-firewall. For now, I’ve been erring on the side of … Continue reading
Getting phpMyAdmin running is deceptively simple, unless like me, your utterly clueless and expect it to “just work”. Once again, here’s the instructions I wish I’d had… Continue reading
Setting up your printer in OpenSolaris can be a trick if your drivers aren’t yet included. This post gives you the pointer you need to get going.
Then I unveil ‘printcpp’ for simple, beautiful, CLI printing of source-code! Continue reading
SFE is a repository of RPM-like spec files for building Solaris SVr4 packages from various Open Source modules. While the existing ‘getting-started’ docs are somewhat scattered and outdated, fear not! This tutorial will have you installing SFE packages into the latest OpenSolaris in no time! Continue reading
If you’ve just installed OpenSolaris 2009.06 the only IPS repository on your list will be the default ‘OpenSolaris’ one. There are however, a few other reputable 3rd-party repositories who provide Solaris software packages which all new users should be familiar with! Continue reading