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Old 08-30-2006
Installing man pages on Solaris 10

I am doing some new SOlaris Installs and the man pages do not seem to be included. Do you know how I can add them after the fact?

Thanks!
Aaron
# 2  
Old 08-31-2006
Install the SUNWman package from your installation media.

Cheers
ZB
# 3  
Old 09-07-2006
I installed that package but I still can't view man pages. All I get is `man: not found'.
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Old 09-07-2006
Looks like "man" isn't installed. You'll need to install SUNWdoc as well if man's not in /usr/bin. To see if SUNWdoc is installed, run:

pkginfo SUNWdoc

You should get something like:

$ pkginfo SUNWdoc
system SUNWdoc Documentation Tools

Carl
# 5  
Old 09-07-2006
Great, thanks.

Is it common practice to install the contents on the installation CDs to the HDD? If so, where (and is it just the Products or the entire CD hierarchy)?
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Old 09-07-2006
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Originally Posted by rjw
Great, thanks.

Is it common practice to install the contents on the installation CDs to the HDD? If so, where (and is it just the Products or the entire CD hierarchy)?
Unfortunately in my dealings, most of the systems I see have a whole bunch of unnecessary (for a server) garbage installed. I spent quite some time building up a package deleting list for the servers at the last contract.

A couple of servers I've seen have minimal installations but in general, it seems most people install the full package if not the full OEM package.

This guy has a nice site on suggested minimal installations and what to delete. I've provided some updates for the Solaris 8 side and now that I'm on a new contract, I'm looking in to some server reduction here too.

Carl
 
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