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Old 11-06-2006, 03:28 AM   #1
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Where is rpm command in linux ?

I need to use rpm command to install packages in a linux machine. I tried to use whereis and find to know where it is ? What can I do ? Thanks.
Old 11-06-2006, 03:38 AM   #2
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It may be in one of these:

Try using

/bin/rpm /etc/rpm /usr/lib/rpm /usr/include/rpm
Old 11-06-2006, 04:19 AM   #3
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Not all distros use RPM, which distro are you trying this on?
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you could also just use "rpm" at the prompt.
If that doesn't work, maybe it's not installed. (it depends on the distribution you're using)

With the "locate" or "slocate" command you can search for it, sytem wide.
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RPM is installed in /bin/rpm. If you didn't find it, then you may not be running an rpm based distribution.


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