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Apr
28
answered build X11R7.7 from sources - in which order
Apr
17
comment Where can I use 'beadm'?
That picture shows the grub boot loader prompt, before you boot into Solaris. You need to boot Solaris before you can run Solaris commands like beadm.
Apr
9
comment Installing HDF5-1.8.13 on Solaris 11 - failed
The actual error is probably just before the *** Error code 1 line - what's shown currently is just telling you where in the build it failed.
Mar
20
answered JRE version on solaris + Invalid argument when runing JRE java
Mar
13
comment I am seeking a Solaris 8 patch file
'withdrawn' means it has been made unavailable. Oracle is the copyright owner of the patch, if you cannot acquire it from them via support, then other methods would be copyright violations, and not up for discussion on this site.
Mar
6
answered I am seeking a Solaris 8 patch file
Feb
24
comment Solaris 11.2 extended permissions shown by ls
You seem to have confused Access Control Lists (ACLs) with Extended Attributes. ls -V shows the Access Control Lists on Solaris. Extended attributes is a different feature that allows setting attributes such as appendonly or immutable that are shown via ls -/ instead.
Feb
4
revised Ghost Vulnerability On Linux
remove Solaris tag, since this is a linux-only vulnerability, add security tag instead
Feb
4
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Jan
20
comment Can another program on X capture my root password while I type it in a virtual terminal?
@peterph for xspy? The original website is gone, but the Internet Archive has a copy saved at web.archive.org/web/20090207115718/http://www.acm.vt.edu/…
Jan
15
comment Can another program on X capture my root password while I type it in a virtual terminal?
You were never safe under X - grabbing the device just prevents input events from being generated, it doesn't protect against a program such as xspy from constantly polling the keyboard to get which keys are pressed at that moment.
Oct
22
comment What is the meaning of every column when executing psig command?
While current Solaris source isn't available, this output hasn't changed in many years, so you can reference the source code in the final OpenSolaris snapshot - specifically psig.c.
Oct
13
comment patch bash at sunos5.7
Bash was not included in Solaris 7 (SunOS 5.7) - you should find out where the copy of bash you have now came from and update it via the same method (rebuild with the same options, install new package from same provider, etc.). Though of course if you need security patches, you need to move to an OS that's new enough to still get them, since Solaris 7 isn't being patched for any security bugs now, years after the end of its support lifecycle.
Oct
10
comment Why does the X Window System use a server?
X used named pipe on SysV systems where named pipes were bi-directional, including Solaris & SCO Unixes.
Sep
29
comment shellshock solution for nexenta/solaris
For Solaris, Oracle published patches on their support portal.
Sep
23
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Sep
18
comment Solaris 10 : command to copy text to the clipboard. (command line)
The clipboard man page you link to for OpenSolaris is not for a command, but is for a Tcl/Tk function you can use when writing Tcl/Tk programs. As for the Copy key, it doesn't run a separate program, but is treated by the running application as a keyboard shortcut for its builtin copy functionality.
Sep
15
comment Programmatic way to install xkb keyboard layout
Fonts are very different from keyboard layouts - they are generally just adding a new file, not editing existing ones, and are much more widely distributed than keyboard layouts. There isn't good support for adding new keyboard layouts into the existing files on the system, they're generally added into the upstream XKB-config files and picked up by the packagers.
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