poor mans watch, watch for solaris


Here is a simple script that you can use as watch in Solaris as well.

Rekursive Grep on Solaris or AIX Systems without GNU egrep -r funcionality


If you work regularly on a Solaris or systems which do not have the “-r” (recursive grep) for grep, then you know what a lifesaver this command can be. Here is one from command line fu: find . -type f …

Add ssh key to remote host


Image via Wikipedia […] If you are working on recent versions of the *nix OS like Fedora or Ubuntu then you would know about the commad ssh-copy-id. But if you land up using one of the older …

Solaris dump analysis


I had to debug a solaris crash dump and had no ides. Google search wasn’t much useful until finally I found this article: have a look at this article, this …

install all solaris software from http


If you are behind a firewall and install some software like top or wget then you can not use sunfreeware, and why because ftp is blocked. Now that is not the case any more, you can go the http mirror …

[Solution] Solaris issue with wget not resolving Domain name (DNS name lookup failure)


Today I was working with <a class="zem_slink" title="Solaris (operating system)" rel="homepage" href="">Solaris and after I had …

Free Solaris Ebook


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Solaris one liners

2010/06/29 […] Unix/Solaris: One-Liners Source: […] Listed here are a bunch of unix commands. […] …

More solaris commands


These commands are taken from various sources and are quite helpful for day to day work on solaris. For find n grep grep -i m_forwardingProxy `find . -name \*cpp` grep -i XVarBind `find . -name \*h` …

ack on solaris – grep recursively.


<span style="background-color: #ffffff;">Some days back I posted an article on ack <a href="" …

for loop in bash script on solaris without seq


Today I was working on a solaris box and wanted to do a watch. watch command is not available on Solaris 8 by default and I did not want to install it just for this small one time job. So I wrote …

Determine what process is listening on a port on Solaris, without lsof


$ for x in `ptree | <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/awk" title="AWK" rel="homepage" href="">awk '{print …

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