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GusSiglo21: Running a program in Solaris

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Dear friends:
I'm really very new into Unix world.
I installed Solaris in one PC.
Now I need to install in my job "olstice X.400 Messaging Server" but I cant find the way to install it.
It is because I dont know about the basic things of Unix, but i need to install this messaging software.
Question 1: What "file type" I need to find to run it?. Question 2: Which method I need to use to run a program?
Question 3: Do you know some website where I can learn about starting into Unix?.
Thank you for your help.
GusSiglo21

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by:shivsa
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to install any software is very easy.
do u have the this package in your directory.

1. uncompress/untar the package.
then goto the untarred directory.
pkgadd -d .

it will ask u options to install software, check for olstice X.400 Messaging Server and say yes.
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by:shivsa
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u may find this document useful for configure this messaging server.
http://docs.sun.com/db/doc/802-5045
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by:shivsa
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more details about UNIX:
http://www.unixguide.net/

Learn how to use/manage Solaris:
http://docs.sun.com/
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on unix help is given by manual pages. the command is man.

so if u know any command and what to get help for that command, u type
man <command-name>
like
man pkgadd
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Huhhhhhhhh!!!!!!
Many thanks to you all, friends!!!!.
How many answers!!!!!!! :) and so fast.
I will be now full of thinks to do and read about Unix.
Thanks again!!!!!!
GusSiglo21
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Dear GusSiglo21

if u got what r u looking for then please  close the question by following this guidelines:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hs5

regards,
Shiv
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ok, understand, but first I say thanks.
Now I will close the question.
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Your welcome.
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