HP-UX Package installation
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category : computer
blog : unix
created : 05/10/10 - 10:59:46

  • This example was performed on HP-UX xxxx B.11.00 U 9000/800 122901577 unlimited-user license.

Unzip, untar, uncompress package
# gunzip <package_name.tar.gz>
# tar xvf <package_name.tar>


Find if your package is installed
# swlist | grep -i <package_name>
~ If package is installed you have nothing -obviously- nothing to do.


Preview the installation of package
# swinstall -p -s  <package_name> \*

  • Have a look on output to see if you have dependencies to install.

Install package
# swinstall -i -s <package_name> \*


Step 1
  • Select package

Step 2
  • Go on action menu and select install

Step 3
  • Press OK

Step 4
  • Leave


Check if package was correctly installed
# swlist | grep -i <package_name>
J5849AA                       B.11.00.12     Package description


Check files installed by package
# swlist -l file J5849AA