By: mikewillis

August 6, 2010 2:07 pm


Building Simple RPMs of Arbitrary Files

Something I've found very useful when managing machines running SLED is building my own rpms. If I want to put scripts on to the machines I package them as an rpm and then if I need to update them, I can put the new versions in to the rpm, increase the version number and push […]

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By: jevangelista

December 16, 2009 11:56 am


Install RPM Programs in SLES 10 from WWW

Hi friends, if you do not have CDs for SLES 10 and you need to install some programs, you should configure your repository for download rpm. First execute YaST Choose Software and Installation Source Choose Add Choose HTTP, and write in server "", Directory Server write "/SLES10-x86" and then click OK […]

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By: ab

August 21, 2009 2:20 pm


LJDT: Installed RPM Size

Sometimes I find myself wondering how big an installed RPM's files really are. Use a simple script to do all of the calculating of file sizes, plus see how to recreate the RPM from the system where the package is installed in the latest addition to Linux Just Does That. So first a refresher on […]

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By: salal

November 16, 2007 10:10 am


Useful RPM Commands

RPM package is a powerful utility for managing the software packages of major Linux distributions. RPM can be used to install and remove software packages, update packages and get an overview of all installed packages. Here are some useful commands to manipulate RPM packages: == Query / Verify commands Getting detailed information about the package […]

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