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Old 02-24-2006, 03:27 AM   #1
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what is RPM?


I have these questions: What is RPM? what is it use for? how to use it? If u know any website or anything about it, please notice me, im very thankful about it.
 
Old 02-24-2006, 03:32 AM   #2
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the power of search engine....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RPM_Package_Manager
http://www.rpm.org/
 
Old 02-24-2006, 04:37 AM   #3
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As in Windows you have installer files in the form *.exe or more probably Setup.exe and the 'Add/Remove Programs' for installing/uninstalling software, in Linux one of the installation systems is RPM (RedHat Package Manager). As the name suggests, its a package manager. You may have packages in rpm format with the extension '.rpm' which wou install using the package manager RPM. e.g. if ou have firefox-1.5.1.rpm, you install it using the following command -
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rpm -ivh firefox-1.5.1.rpm
The links provided would be much more useful for further reference.
 
  


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