Version 10 of the Solaris Operating System from Sun Microsystems/Oracle.

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Vi Editior Navigator Not Working Properly in Solaris 10

I am using ViEditor : This is my code of line : sh /u02/oraprod/prod/db/tech_st/11.1.0/appsutil/scripts/PROD_hooradb2/adautocfg.sh appspass=apps > $HOME/LOG/autocfg.log perl ...
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No “$” or “#” Sign After Logging in Solaris 10 with Putty

This is my environment : Solaris Version 10; Sun OS Version 5.10 Oracle Version: 11g Enterprise x64 Edition. When I am getting log on through putty it is giving me this output: login as: ora Using ...
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Running Solaris x86. I cannot see the login window

I'm running Solaris 10 1/13 (x86) on a HP EliteBook 8470p laptop. I log into the CDE desktop. Everything (audio, video and network) seems to be running ok until I logout. When I logout, the screen ...
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How to move data from root disk to SAN in Solaris Zones

Okay, this might be quite straight forward but since I have never done this before, I am not sure the ramifications. So I thought I ask here. I have previosuly created a zone on an ldom (guest ldom ...
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probe-scsi-all shows two disks with the same PhyNum

I'm attempting to remotely determine the physical location of two disks in an Oracle SPARC T4-1 server prior to performing a Solaris install. Because the disks use World Wide Names (WWNs), the Oracle ...
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Need help accessing my Sun Netra X1

I have a Netra X1 running Solaris 10 that I need help accessing. A friend set it up for me originally (with Terminal via the serial port, I think). He gave it a fixed IP, 192.168.0.200, or 1.200.. and ...
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OpenSSL binary for Solaris 10

Can someone tell me where I can find a pre-compiled binary of OpenSSL for Solaris 10? I was told that there is a site called "something like" solarisfreeware.com but this doesn't exist. I would also ...
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How does a machine determine its host name?

Below is the output of the hostname command. bash-3.2$ hostname server1 How does the hostname command determine the hostname to be server1? I guess it checks with the DNS server as this is ...
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Force Solaris 10 reinstall on SPARC T4

New job, new environment... I'm picking up for someone who has "moved on to other projects." One of the last things he worked on was installing Solaris 11 on a Sun SPARC T4-2. Solaris 11 was further ...
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In Solaris, how do I get the value in the first column corresponding to a data in a particular column and then use that data?

Explanation: ABC X X X X X sync sync BAC X X X X X sync unsync DSA X X X X X sync NA ERF X X X X X sync sync TRY ...
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What is the command to display ospatches in Solaris 11?

I was using showrev -p until now to get ospatches list. Does anyone have a command for the same in Solaris 11?
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Is there an equivalent command for kctune | grep max_thread_proc in SunOS and AIX?

I need to find the maximum threads per processor in the following systems. So far 1. Redhat Linux -> cat /proc/sys/kernel/threads-max 2. HPUX 11.31 [ia64] -> kctune | grep max_thread_proc ...
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virtualbox host win 7 gues solaris 10, can't connect to gues

I disabled firewall, created a network bridge on the host(MAC Bridge Miniport) 169.254.193.127 host Win-7 169.254.162.162, gues Sol-10 169.254.163.163, mask 255.255.0.0, OS's are 64 bits. In VBox ...
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How do I find the version of Sun Studio 11 installed on my Solaris 10 server?

When I do : pkginfo | grep SPROapplication SPROatd, it only shows me Sun Studio 12. But, the installer( a Rogue wave library installer) I am using detects Sun Studio 11 as well on the server. But, ...
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Restart Solaris 10 SMF service automatically each day

I am currently facing the problem how to restart a SMF service automatically each day at a specific time. The simplest solution probably is to use cron. Currently my main objection is handling "lost ...
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text based installion of solaris 10?

I know text based installation of solaris 10. Perhaps there are 6 ways of installing it. Do you think that it is a proper mode to install solaris 10. I am asking this because if only one way of ...
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Problem while untar a 55GB tar file in solaris

I created a tar on a solaris box. The result was a 55.2 gb tar file. I used the following command to create the tar archive: tar -Epcvf filename.tar ./directory_name Now the problem is, when i try ...
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Setting my NIC to full duplex

I am trying to optimize the network speed of my Solaris X86 server, and have discovered that the Cisco 3548 that it is connected to has issues with the NIC in my server. The NIC appears to have not ...
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How do I make sudo preserve my environment variables?

Using sudo 1.7.4p4 on Solaris 5.10 and sudo 1.6.7p5 on RHEL4 u6 I can't see how to preserve my environment variables, for instance $PYTHONPATH. I've added this line to sudoers, but it doesn't make any ...
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xorg.conf: Why does this have no effect?

Here is my xorg.conf file. The problem is that my resolution setting 1600x900 is getting ignored. The resolution keeps popping to 1280x1024 Edit The resolution comes up as 640x480 after unplugging ...
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Switching between DVORAK and QWERTY via command line in Solaris 10

I'm looking for a quick way to switch between DVORAK and QWERTY layouts in Solaris 10. I'd like to be able to do it solely through the command line and rather quickly. I see I might be able to do ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Solaris 10?

I am using Sun Java Desktop System for Solaris.
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Can Google Chrome be installed on Solaris 10?

If so, how do I do it?
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How can I install Chrome OS to a CD so I can install it on an x86 machine

The x86 machine is Sun hardware and it is currently running Solaris and it has a GRUB menu. I would like to preserve my existing Solaris OS if convenient.
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Sun Solaris 5.10 + jdk 1.6: how to install on a clean machine?

Can anyone outline the steps for downloading Sun Solaris (assuming I have a free account) and then installing jdk1.6 on it? Something like: Download Sun Solaris iso from http://.... Download ...
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Securing FTP Access On Solaris 10

I have a web server (running Apache on Solaris 10) that I look after for some friends and I was wondering how to restrict each users FTP/SSH access. I want each account when they login to be taken ...
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Does tar -xvf remove existing files from directory?

I have a tar archive and I want to use tar -xvf. In this tar archive I have a directory tree containing a couple of files. On my solaris 10 system this directory tree already exists and has several ...
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burn solaris10 iso to USB drive for install

I'm trying to install solaris to a computer without cdrom. here is what I have now: solaris10 iso got from the sun site(grub installed). a running archlinux x86_64 installation. a running Windows 7 ...
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What is “Swap Space” and “Locked Memory” in Solaris?

I am aware of the generic concept of swap space (in Linux). Is the same applicable for Solaris (solaris zones) too? Or is the swap concept different in solaris? Is there any connection between swap ...
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Sun OS 5.10 not honoring .hushlogin

I scp and ssh a zillion times a day, and because of our corporate policy I can't get rid of /etc/issue or /etc/motd on the destination machines. So whereas I just want to see the results of my scp or ...
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PS Command in Solaris

PS Command output is truncated in Solaris. I tried the below command after g Googling out. It doesn't work. Not sure what needs to be done /usr/ucb/ps awwx