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Open Source VirtualBox Client with Remote Management

Installing on Solaris or Indiana

Note: The Medialib package is no longer available starting with Solaris 11.4, so RemoteBox cannot be installed using this method
These instructions describe installing the RemoteBox client and assume you have root privileges. VirtualBox must also be installed on the server and configured to accept connections from RemoteBox. Instructions for installing VirtualBox and configuring it as a service can be found in the RemoteBox manual.
Tarball Install
Before installing any other packages, you must ensure that the media libraries (aka SUNWmlib) are installed, otherwise the OpenCSW packages will fail to operate correctly. Now is also a good time to install RDP and VNC support.

        pkg install medialib rdesktop tigervnc
You will also need to configure your system to install packages from the OpenCSW repository. OpenCSW installs packages in its own tree and so does not interfere or conflict with your standard system packages. This example sets up OpenCSW and installs the RemoteBox dependencies.

        pkgadd -d
        /opt/csw/bin/pkgutil -U
        /opt/csw/bin/pkgutil -i pm_gtk2 pm_soap_lite pm_glib pm_pango gdk_pixbuf
Unpack the RemoteBox tarball and change into the RemoteBox directory. Important! You will need to modify the very first line in the remotebox file so that it uses the OpenCSW implementation of Perl. Open the file in a text editor and replace:

        #!/usr/bin/env perl

To launch RemoteBox, unpack the RemoteBox tarball and run the 'remotebox' executable.
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