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Old 07-08-2003, 12:41 PM   #1
Futureman
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Redhat 9 + included apps


hi,

i recently installed redhat 9, and was wondering whether or not anyone knows of a way i could browse all of the programs which came with the package from the command prompt.
i am planning on making a list of apps which i need and dont have....so i need to see whats already embedded in RH9.

thanks
 
Old 07-08-2003, 12:45 PM   #2
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You should be able to use the:
rpm -qa
Tool. This may need to be executed as the root user, if so, simply su - to root and enter the root password, then type:
rpm -qa

Another thing might be to pipe this to less:
rpm -qa | less
This will allow you to scroll up and down the results list. You could also pipe it to a text file:
rpm -qa > /home/user/packages
And then you'll have the text file 'packages' in your user's home directory.

HTH

Cool
 
Old 07-08-2003, 02:39 PM   #3
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I believe there is a text file installed in /root containing a list of all packages installed. Its called install.log, this could be used as a basis for your list.

Try opening it in emacs, the command should be:

su
emacs /root/install.log

OT: When considering packages to install, installing pine is a really good idea, as u can use pico as ur text editor and it works over ssh too.

Nearly forgot, to get out of emacs the command is:
ctrl+x, ctrl+c

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