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FOSS for Solaris 11

Solaris 11 ships many Open Source Applications through it's repository. Research for the existing FOSS packages can be done by interactively quering the pkg.oracle.com repository. Solaris 11 users can do the same on the command line. All it takes is a command like:

$ pkg search gmake

to find the GNU-make package. The installation then happens through an IPS command like:

$ pkg install gnu-make

Below a list of other popular FOSS software which can be installed on Solaris 11:



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