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All Illumos based systems like OmniOS, OpenIndiana and SmartOS can use the repository from Joyent/SmartOS .
Main advantage is that you find there a lot of very up to date packages.

A list of available software: in folder

If you want to install software via pkgin (installs every package to /opt), you need to (console as root):

  1. add path to /opt/local where all software is installed:
    export PATH=/opt/local/sbin:/opt/local/bin:$PATH

  2. install the bootstrap-loader:
    curl | gtar -zxpf - -C /

  3. update repository database:
    pkgin -y update

  4. install the needed package, example Apache 2.4.6
    pkgin -y install apache-2.4.6