Monday, December 27, 2010

How to work with RPM packages ?

Dealing with RPM packages.

RPM Query Commands

#rpm -qf <Filename> - Will show the name of pakage that owns the given file.
#rpm --verify <package name> - Will verify the installed package for any error.
#rpm --verify --all   - Will verify all installed packages for any error.

Additional more commands are given in the below snippet,

Installing, Updating & Uninstalling Packages :

#rpm --import RPM-GPG-KEY - Some packages needs RPM GPG Key installed before installing any particular package.
#rpm -ivh <*.rpm> - To Install Package
#rpm -Uvh <*.rpm> - To Update package
#rpm -e <package name> - To Uninstall

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