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answered How to update NTP (Network Time Protocol) on Solaris 11? Fighting with DDoS attacks
Feb
1
answered DNS on SUNOS 4.1.4 / Solaris
Feb
1
comment DNS on SUNOS 4.1.4 / Solaris
nsswitch.conf was added in SunOS 5 (aka Solaris 2), it wasn't present in SunOS 4 (aka Solaris 1).
Jan
27
comment How to use cp -u on a Solaris system which does not support the -u option?
"cp" on Linux is usually from the GNU coreutils which are also available for Solaris - can you build & install software like that on your Solaris machine or are your privileges limited?
Jan
21
comment exists a “two-factor authentication” for sudo, if not how to make one anyway?
This is not unique to Xorg but simply the classic Unix user model - any process running as your user id could use the debugger interfaces to monitor your process, open the tty's assigned to you, etc.
Jan
5
revised No “$” or “#” Sign After Logging in Solaris 10 with Putty
Solaris is not Linux
Jan
5
suggested approved edit on No “$” or “#” Sign After Logging in Solaris 10 with Putty
Jan
2
comment Where do I find prebuilt binutils and compilers for obsolete operating systems?
I think you mean sunfreeware.com, not freesunware.com - it's still around but for Solaris 2.5 & later, not the older SunOS 4 (aka Solaris 1.x).
Dec
23
revised Solaris 10 openssl version 1.0.1k but apache httpd not compiling,showing version too old-0.9.8a
improve formatting of program output, fix typos
Dec
23
suggested approved edit on Solaris 10 openssl version 1.0.1k but apache httpd not compiling,showing version too old-0.9.8a
Dec
14
comment Finding empty directories recursively
If you're on Solaris 11 or later, just run /usr/gnu/bin/find instead. On older releases it might be available in /usr/sfw/bin, /opt/sfw/bin, or /opt/csw/bin depending on what the admin installed.
Nov
2
comment How to make program which will react on button pressing (such as “more” on 'q')
On Solaris, you can also use curses or ncurses, very much like Linux.
Sep
11
comment Obtaining Solaris 10 patches
If the poster was actually running Solaris 10, then yes, they'd be able to upgrade. But as their comments revealed, they were actually running software from the OpenSolaris/Nevada/Solaris 11 family, and to downgrade from that to Solaris 10 requires a reinstall and losing newer features.
Sep
1
comment ls and vim color on SunOS 5.8/Solaris 8
The xterm shipped with Solaris 11 is recent enough, but then Solaris 11 shipped 12 years after Solaris 8 did - nothing from Solaris 8 is recent now.
Aug
30
comment X11 forwarding Amazon EC2 significance of sequence number in DISPLAY variable
It's not the sequence number - in X11, the sequence number is the identifier of each request, and is not included in the DISPLAY variable. It's the identifier of which server to connect to, called the "display number" in the X11 documentation.
Aug
30
comment An obscure autotools error with Epson iscan project
ltdl is part of libtool. Also, don't worry about matching the "273" when searching - that's just the line number in this particular configure script, not an error code.
Aug
10
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Aug
9
answered umask permission - where it works, where it doesn't - ftp vs scp
Aug
8
answered Why are the X11 window identifiers so large (long unsigned) integers?
Jul
31
answered Viewing file in Chinese on Solaris without changing locale