Tag: rpm

  • How to test rpm package before installation

    How to test rpm package before installation

    In this tutorial we will know, how to test rpm package before installation .You may have seen while installing the rpm package file by using rpm -i command, some problem may occur. It can be issue with dependency,GPG signature or corrupt rpm package etc. As a Linux System Engineer,this command is very useful and should […]

  • How to find installation date and time of rpm package

    How to find installation date and time of rpm package

    In this post,we will know the linux command to find installation date and time of rpm package. As a Linux System Administrator,we take part in IT auditing activity. Sometimes for cross check we require the exact date and time of rpm file installed in Red Hat based Operating System (RHEL/CentOS/Scientific Linux). Hence,for auditing purpose,it is […]

  • Extract single and selected files from RPM package on Linux

    Extract single and selected files from RPM package on Linux

    Question : How can I extract single and selected files from RPM package on Linux. Answer : You can extract the single and number of selected files from RPM package by using rpm2cpio and cpio command.To achieve this task we will first list the number of files inside RPM package. After getting files name, we […]

  • How to extract RPM package on Linux system

    How to extract RPM package on Linux system

    In this tutorial we will learn, how to extract RPM package on Linux system. Extracting the rpm has one the important command and it will surely help you in System Administration. Many times I solved some problem which is caused by file corruption of particular package. Here is the story from my experience.One day,my colleague […]

  • Yum command to download rpm file without installing in linux system

    Yum command to download rpm file without installing in linux system

    In this tutorial,we will learn how to use yum command to download rpm file without installing in linux system.It was before RHEL 5 arrival, when I used to download the source rpm packages by using up2date -d package-name Now things are changed,in Red Hat based Operating System above version 5.x . We use the yum […]