The Package Manager (IPS GUI)
The Package Manager application is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the IPS
software. The Package Manager allows you to search, install, and remove packages; add,
and modify repositories; and create and remove boot environments.
Figure 1-1 Package Manager
Note - For a complete list of the tasks and commands that can be
performed with IPS, see the IPS man pages, the Chapter 8, pkg(1) Command Reference table and the Chapter 3, Advanced IPS Commands section.
For a definitions of the terms used in this document, see the
You can start the Package Manager in the following ways:
- Desktop Menu
Click System->Administration—>Package Manager.
- Command line
Execute the following command at the prompt:
$ gksu packagemanager &
The Package Manager documentation is available in the Help menu of the application.
Choose About->Help to learn how to use the Package Manager.
View the screencast to learn how to use the Package Manager.