RPM files contain packages of files that can be installed onto your system, and later deleted.
The easiest way to interact with RPM files in from the terminal. Open konsole, and use the cd directory
command to navigate to the directory where the RPM file is.
You can view information about an RPM using
rpm -qfi filename.rpm
To install a package from an RPM file, use
rpm --install filename.rpm
To uninstall a package after installation (from any directory), use
rpm --erase packagename
To see more options, use either of:
program is related to rpm
and is used for compiling source packages into binary.
Hope that helps,
—Robert J. Lee