[SunHELP] AOL Instant Messaging (AIM)

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Tue Aug 29 10:38:45 CDT 2006

Francois Dion wrote:
> pkg-get -i gaim is all you need to do. It will automatically figure
> the dependencies.
> Note that this all installed in /opt/csw/bin... and will not interfere
> with your currently installed stuff. You will need to add this to your
> path. You will also need to set pkg-get to be in auto mode, else it
> will ask you before installing every single package.
> Just follow the howto as to set up pkg-get:
> http://www.blastwave.org/howto.html
> personally, my quick way is:
> wget http://blastwave.org/pkg_get.pkg
> pkgadd -d pkg_get.pkg
> add /opt/csw/bin to your path
> cp -p /var/pkg-get/admin-fullauto /var/pkg-get/admin
> You are now set. just pkg-get -i gaim and go and get some coffee.
> Francois

I had been installing the packages individually like you would from 
SunFreeware.  Had no idea it was all automated.  Sweet!



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