This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/161).
pkg-get is somewhat a rewrite of the apt-get of to Sun’s Solaris.
It is a script that uses wget and the pkg suite  of tools from Solaris to install, upgrade, and uninstall free software easily on Solaris.
The list of packages available is already impressive: http://www.blastwave.org/packages.php.
To update the list of available packages on your system:
# pkg-get -U
To download and upgrade the packages already installed:
# pkg-get -u
 pkgadd, pkgrm, …