Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems (currently owned by Oracle) as a rebranding of SunOS 4.1.x in 1991.

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How to interpret SZ and RSS values

I am running a ps command on solaris to get SZ and RSS values, here is the sample output USER-PID-%CPU-%MEM-SZ-RSS-TT-S-START- root-3-0.1-0.0-0-0-?-S-Feb- ...
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PS command ouput with fixed width for each column

I want to run command "/usr/ucb/ps auxww" on solaris to extract SZ and RSS values. For some processes these values are not showing and mixing with %MEM value as shown below. USER PID %CPU %MEM ...
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ps -aefyl is not showing full command

I am trying to see full CMD value for command ps -aefyl but it is showing by truncating. I am using SunOS Solaris 5.1. Any clue?
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tar - exclude does not work

I've supposed to archive a directory with tar and exclude some files. I have a directory $HOME/java which includes some .java and .class files. What I want to do is exclude all .class files using the ...
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Solaris bash script / search and append field to end of line in /etc/group

I need a bash script that will modify /etc/group to append and delete NIS users to specific local groups on a Solaris 10u8 system. Preferable one or two functions with uid and groupname as varibles. ...
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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
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sudo equivalent configuration on Solaris 10

I am looking to configure on Solaris 10 to achieve the below: user=jon group=jtu jon is owner of /opt/app user=ken group=jtu ken is owner of /data On Linux I have added the below line %jtu ALL= ...
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How to build a NAS?

I have quite a bit of photos I'd like to organize and get away from sparse DVDs and move to a NAS solution. Ideally, this would let me have some level of redundancy and more easily find what I'm ...
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How to mount a LOFS in Solaris that doesn’t cross mountpoints

I need to access my "root" ZFS dataset to delete a file under "/var". But "/var" is overlayed by another ZFS dataset. Since these are system datasets I can't "umount" them while the machine is ...
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What is the best SVN GUI interface program for Sun Solaris UNIX?

I have SVN installed on another server and I want to access it on Solaris. Please give me idea how to do it? Is there any tools available?
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What are the strengths of OpenSolaris compared to Linux?

Please try to answer in these areas: For what kind of usage is OpenSolaris more suited than Linux? What are the useful OpenSolaris features that Linux lacks? Personal experiences are welcomed, but ...
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Vi editor key customization

Is there any way to customize the vi editor keys in Solaris Unix?
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su using here document

file: test.sh who su superuser <<BELUGA mysuperpassword BELUGA who $ ./test.sh just waits for input. What am I doing wrong? Is there a way to automate this?
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What should I do if tar have no “-I” option?

I found "-I" option of tar is only availbe for Solaris, and no countpart in Linux machine, what should I do to realize same operation?
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Rotate screen using xrandr on Solaris 10

How do I call the xrandr command? I want to rotate my screen 90 deg. clockwise. Here is the usage: % xrandr -help usage: xrandr [options] where options are: -display <display> or -d ...
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Installing vim7.2 on Solaris Sparc 10 as non-root

I'm trying to install vim to $HOME/bin by compiling the sources. ./configure --prefix=$home/bin seems to work, but when running make I get: > make Starting make in the src directory. If there ...
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Solaris command to make noise

I would like to do something like this: myCommand; commandToMakeNoise myCommand runs for variable amounts of time and I would like to go and work on something else until it is done, but I would ...
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How can I use sed to alter the results of find and pass the results to cp?

In solaris, I'd like to copy all files found by the find command to a slightly different path. The following script basically executes cp for each file found by find. For example: cp ...
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How to find Binary file in solaris?

I am working on Sun Netra T5220, and working on project Session border controller(SBC). In one of the step I had to follow this procedure "copy the binary to a folder and run OPenSBC". Can any body ...
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Solaris 10 with Gnome: How do I rotate my screen?

Anyone know how to rotate your screen from landscape to portrait in Solaris 10 with Gnome? Update: Have looked in: Launch -> Preferences -> System preferences (has nothing relevant) Launch -> ...
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How to burn a CD-ROM from a Mac for Solaris; getting mangled filenames on mount

I would like to burn a CD using a Mac (10.5) which I can then access from a Solaris 10 x86 machine. This partially works: Insert blank CD and let the Finder open it so it creates a "Recordable CD" ...
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Installing Solaris with Window. Disk partitioning problem

I am running Windows and want to install Solaris but am having hard time while using the installer. I have 1 primary partition of 40GB and one extended partition. The extended partition has 4 logical ...
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Problem in installing OpenOffice 3.1 on Solaris 10

I want OpenOffice in Solaris. So I downloaded OpenOffice from the link below. http://download.openoffice.org/other.html#tested-full My OpenOffice is in .tar.gz format so I unzipped the file using ...
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Minimum requirements for (open) Solaris?

I'm thinking about knocking together a Solaris box at home to act as a combination server and learning exercise. What are the minimum hardware specifications I can throw at it such that it'll be ...
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Enter/Delete/Backspace not working in Java-applications on Solaris running on VirtualBox

I have this strange issue with my keyboard in Solaris 10 running on VirtualBox (Windows 7 host). It works fine in the terminal and all native applications but when it comes to all Java-applications my ...
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Solaris says my partition is using 100+ GB, but the partition looks empty. Where is the space being used?

I'm telnetting into a Solaris 5.9 box that's supposed to store our oracle database. I deleted the old version of the database, tried to move in the new version (the entire database is 90GB) but I ...
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On Solaris, can I alias one command to multiple possible locations?

Let's say I have a script called bob. It might be in two locations: /usr/local/bin/bob or /usr/local/bin/scripts/bob. Is there a way I can alias bob to both locations and it will stop whenever it ...
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Untar on Solaris

I'm using a Sun Sparc System, aka Solaris. I have a .tar.gz file, and I can't figure out how to untar it. The command I usually use doesn't work: tar -xzvf file.tar.gz Anybody know how to do this? ...
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File permissions on a Solaris system - using ACl or sticky bit?

I have a problem on my Solaris file server, with UFS file system. I have created a folder on my file server called "projects" intended for storing all files connected with projects that we are ...