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Building Simple RPMs of Arbitrary Files



By: mikewillis

August 6, 2010 2:07 pm

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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 that out as an update. This is something I do quite a lot but it took me quite a bit of reading before I was able to work out how to do it. Taking my previous Cool Solutions submission “Easy Running of Scripts at Boot and Shutdown” as a basis, here’s how I do it.

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SMT RPM Lister



By: bbendily

December 30, 2009 1:00 pm

Reads: 245

This script will parse the SMT server’s log and output a list of RPMs that have been updated along with the OS info.

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Categories: Free Tools, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Install RPM Programs in SLES 10 from WWW



By: jevangelista

December 16, 2009 11:56 am

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Install RPM to SLES 10 without CDs.

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LJDT: Installed RPM Size



By: ab

August 21, 2009 2:20 pm

Reads: 186

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

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.

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Useful RPM Commands



By: salal

November 16, 2007 10:10 am

Reads: 157

Maer Melo put together a handy list of RPM commands you can use to install and remove software packages, update packages, and more.

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