Packages

Unix Packages endeavors to make it easy to find and download the package and its dependencies that our users are looking for. However, we are always open to suggestions and best practices, to make obtaining and installing packages easier.

Under this menu you will find the following information:

Instructions

Here you can find detailed instructions on how to download our packages, the way they are compressed, and answers to typical installation problems.

What’s New

This is where we list the latest packages hot off Steve’s workbench, as well as the latest goings on in the UNIX Packages world that you may be interested in

Package Requests

How to request a package from us.

Package Matrix

Here you can view the current package versions by platform, each version is a link to the package details. In addition there is a link to show the ‘legacy’ package matrix that displays up to 5 of the legacy versions.

Package Information & Downloads

Solaris 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 2.6 & 2.5 for SPARC
Solaris 11, 10, 9, 8, 7 for X86

Select the links below to find packages for your version of Solaris

SPARC X86
Solaris 2.5 2.6 7 8 9 10 11 8 9 10 11

This is the meat & potatoes, Once you have an account with us, you are able to use this menu structure to choose the OS and Architecture you’re looking for and then either search by package name/keyword or simply scroll down for the package you want. The list of packages is the complete list of packages in our archive so be aware that not all packages are built for all platforms!

Once you have found your package (example a2ps) the following information is provided, note the links in the example will not work:

a2ps-4.14

Description: a2ps is an Any to PostScript filter
Version: 4.14
Processor: SPARC
Operating System: Solaris 10
Download: a2ps-4.14-sol10-sparc-local.gz http | Old Versions | Download Info | File info
Dependencies: libiconv-1.14 libintl-3.4.0 psutils-1.17 libgcc-3.4.6 gcc-3.4.6
View Dependencies | Dependency Tree

Developer: www.inf.enst.fr/~demaille/a2ps/
Date Created: August 16, 2009
More Info

More Info provides:

a2ps-4.14

Description: a2ps is an Any to PostScript filter
Version: 4.14
Processor: SPARC
Operating System: Solaris 10
Download: a2ps-4.14-sol10-sparc-local.gz http | Old Versions | Download Info | File info
Dependencies: libiconv-1.14 libintl-3.4.0 psutils-1.17 libgcc-3.4.6 gcc-3.4.6
View Dependencies | Dependency Tree

Developer: www.inf.enst.fr/~demaille/a2ps/
Date Created: August 16, 2009

Package Name: SMCa2ps
Install Location: /usr/local
Source Code: a2ps-4.14.tar.gz | File info

Notes

If you have gcc-3.4.6 installed, do not install libgcc-3.4.6. If you
don’t plan to install gcc-3.4.6, then install libgcc-3.4.6.