.rpm is the file-format used by the RPM Package Manager (originally the Red Hat Package Manager), found primarily in Red Hat Linux and its derivatives.

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In which case can I use the option nodeps of rpm command?

Pretty new to linux, I heard that I should never use --nodeps option when I do a rpm -e command. Why does this option exist tho ? Thanks.
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Need Information about “Package Update Process”

When i issue the command "yum update" as root under CentOS, all updates will be installed. But what exactly happens during the update process. I am asking myself how a package gets updated. For ...
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Unable to crack RPM

Downloaded from pkgs.org via wget 2xrpm and via browser 1xrpm for package libretroarch from Rosa and from Mandriva. Do not think there could have been a faulty download, as all three packages are ...
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How to extract the “Requires(pre)” field of an RPM package?

I have a spec file for an RPM that contains both "Requires" and "Requires(pre)" in it. Basically, something like: Requires: /lib/lsb/init-functions, /sbin/iptables Requires(pre): zip If I run rpm ...
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xenserver 6.5/centos 5.10 parted/glibc upgrade missing dependency that is not missing

I cannot seem to find the official best way to get round this issue: $ yum --enablerepo=base --disablerepo=citrix install parted Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached ...
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RPM: How do I deal with “unpacking of archive failed … cpio: symlink”?

I've gotten stuck on a problem. I'm packaging an existing project into an RPM. It builds fine but when I run sudo yum localinstal --nogpgcheck <path to rpm> I get the following error message: ...
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SLES 11 update glibc using rpm

I'm trying to upgrade glibc but I'm getting failed dependencies however it also says the dependencies is (installed)? Should I run it with ignore all dependencies? SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 ...
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RPM failed dependencies: libgdbm.so.2()(64bit) on Fedora 22

i try to install RHEL5 x64 rpm package( mochapro-4.1.2-9658.x86_64 ) on Fedora 22, but it wants libgdbm.so.2()(64bit) library which is absent in dnf. it gives following error: Error: nothing ...
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RPM `requires` installation order

I'm seeking for help from RPM experts. Suppose I have an RPM package A which depends on package B. RPM A's spec has Requires:B with autoprov and autoreq enabled. When I install RPM A on a centos 6.5 ...
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Why install from a tarball when packaged option exists?

If given the option to install software on CentOS or RHEL from an RPM, why would one ever still chose to install from a tarball?
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Couldn't erase all rpm packages with using “dnf erase *-.rpm and rpm -e *.rpm”

I installed some packages with rpm -i *.rpm and dnf install *.rpm But, I couldn't erase these all packages which I install with dnf -i *.rpm, rpm -i *.rpm but, I want to erase these with rpm -e *.rpm ...
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Why does the Puppet Deployment of an RPM fail even though the package is available?

We made sure the package was available, and even manually downloaded it and installed it on one of the target servers. However, when we run Puppet to install our updated REST packages, we get the ...
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Error creating an RPM

I've seen many similar issues dotted around this site but none of the seem to fit the problem I'm faced with. I've never created an RPM before so I'm completely new to the procedure. Basically, all ...
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openproject package install error on centos 7 x64

Running transaction Installing : openproject-4.2.6-1439479767.f7bca92.centos7.x86_64 1/1 Error unpacking rpm package openproject-4.2.6-1439479767.f7bca92.centos7.x86_64 error: unpacking of archive ...
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What does the “w” in “yum install -y php56w” stand for?

Following instruction on this page I installed PHP using command: yum install -y php56w My question is: what does the 'w' stand for in php56w?
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Installing a systemd service from an RPM?

I've been creating RPMS (using CMake's CPack) which install everything into /opt, and then the postinstall script copies the service definition files to /etc/systemd/system. I've toyed around with ...
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How to create an RPM package which on installing just copies files to specific folders?

I want to create an RPM package consisting of certain files which needs to be copied to different locations upon installation of the RPM. Please help me out with the spec file
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yum dependency issue with releasever on some packages

I'm having an issue installing some software with yum, it shows a dependency issue even though all the packages are installed. I'm trying to install the redhead-lsb package. I get the following ...
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using rpm -i in Linux as a normal user

I'm trying to run rpm -i to install an rpm but it fails. I must always use root to do the installation. why ? [alankoh@sjoam2 Downloads]$ rpm -i sqldeveloper-4.0.3.16.84-1.noarch.rpm error: ...
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Installing software on CentOS without root

I realize variants of this question have been asked before. My question is why can't one have some kind of parallel directory structure where a user w/o root is able to install whatever they need? ...
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Changing behavior of RPM to use --excludepath by default

How do I change the config file of RPM such that any RPM operation defaults to using the --excludepath option ?
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How to get the order in which rpm will install a set of new packages?

I have a set of rpm packages. I am going to install all of them at once, but before doing it I want to get the order in which they are going to be installed. I know if I provide all of them to the ...
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rpm --ignoreos equivalent in yum

I have created an rpm on OSX that I want to install on CentOS6. I can do that with the following command: rpm -i --ignoreos <some_package>.rpm I'm wondering if there is an equivalent command ...
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Rebuilding the rpm package

ALL, I'm a long time Gentoo user. Unfortunately I found a job where the primary distro is RHEL with different distribution system and different installation process. My problem is I need to rebuild ...
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can't start biber(bibLaTex Compiler), although it is successful installed (fedora21)

solved Hey, i installed texlive-biblatex* , but strangly i cant start it, using "biber". $ biber bash: biber: Befehl nicht gefunden... Also i cant access the manpage for bibLaTeX: $ man ...
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How to measure a HDD's RPM speed?

EDIT: My original intent with this question was to figure out if it would be worth purchasing a 7200rpm drive if mine turns out to be 5400rpm, but JakeGould has made it clear that RPM alone is not ...
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how to find packages in subdir with a particular dependency

From the root of new SLES media how is it possible to find all packages with a particular package dependency? That is, there are many RPMs in various sub-directories of root. How may I find all ...
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Getting error while creating RPM

I was trying to create customized apache rpm from spec file, but getting error like [root@]# rpm -bb custom-apache.spec -bb: unknown option rpmbuild is also installed in my machine already Please ...
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Is it safe to install own rpm packages on Debian-based distros?

We have multiple servers with Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. We decided, that we need to be able install our own non-binary and java packages to any of these servers using rpm, because CentOS our primary ...
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Header V3 RSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID c105b9de: BAD

I have a strange problem on Centos 6.6 with rpm. I try to install rpm/srpm and i get this message : rpm -v --checksig glibc-2.12-1.149.el6.src.rpm glibc-2.12-1.149.el6.src.rpm: Entête V3 RSA/SHA1 ...
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How to show all versions of a library from specified repo?

I thought I've uploaded a rpm with version myserv-2-7.rpm to a custom repo myrepo1, but when I use: yum --enablerepo myrepo1 install myserv It installed a different version of myserv from another ...
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Virtualbox installation in SLES11 SP2

Trying to install virtualbox in SLES11 SP2 Downlaod the source rpm from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads Installed it like rpm -ivh VirtualBox-4.3-4.3.20_96996_sles11.0-1.x86_64.rpm ...
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fedup says “Continue with the upgrade at your own risk” - what's next?

While trying to upgrade Fedora 20 to Fedora 21, I got a message: WARNING: problems were encountered during transaction test: broken dependencies async-http-client-1.7.22-1.fc20.noarch requires ...
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RPM created using checkinstall giving dependency error

Compiled openssl-1.0.1.i using commands: export CFLAGS="-fPIC" ./config shared --openssldir=/usr/share/ssl make depend make all make install here it is not asking for any dependencies I am able to ...
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Yum: I don't see any files installed

I tend to ask the most stupid questions here, but here goes again: I installed postgresql92, as proven here: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ yum info postgresql92.x86_64 Loaded plugins: presto, security ...
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How to build cups generic RPM on OpenSUSE 13.x?

The cups website suggest to build generic RPM packages with rpmbuild -ta tarball.tar.gz, but there's no dbus-devel and no libusb-devel package in OpenSUSE 13.1 (there's dbus-1-devel). Is there a way ...
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How to resolve rpm dependencies

I am trying to install libtirpc on RHEL 6.5 but it fails and asks for dependencies. Why here it is showing three GLIBC versions 2.14, 2.15 and 2.16. ?? Does it mean that any of these three versions ...
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rpm signing error rpmMkTemp failed

I'm running into this error when signing an rpm file. I've not got a whole lot to go on as you can see, and google seems to have come up empty. I'm stumped ! Does anyone know what causes it ? I'm ...
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How to get original library/package version from rpm package version?

I use Centos 7 and I need to know what is my version of Xdmx. rpm -qa and yum list installed return version of rpm package which, I think, is different from original Xdmx version. $yum list ...
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rpmbuild shows prelink:at least one of file's dependencies has changed since prelinking

I have one directory which i have updated to latest Now when i try rpmbuild it shows prelink: /pgsql/pgAdmin3/lib/libpng12.so.0.10.0: at least one of file's dependencies has changed since prelinking ...
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RPM won't erase its installed directories if they have been modified after the initial installation

Here are the steps I took: Create RPM Install rpm via "rpm -i" (this creates /opt/foo and unpacks files into it) Modify some files under /opt/foo/ (rename, append data, etc.) Uninstall rpm via "rpm ...
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Detect missing binary symbols in Linux repository

Is there any tool that is able to validate that a linux repository contains all needed binary symbols? I need to verify completeness of the repository over binary symbols. I.e. I need to know that ...
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How could I install libevent 2.0+ while reserving system provided libevent 1.4?

I am a newbie on RPM I want to build a RPM of tmux and libevent for centos 6.5 which does not ship. The problem is tmux needs libevent 2.0+ which centos 6.5 does not ship either. So I wrote rpm spec ...
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pgadmin3 failed dependencies which are already installed?

I try to install pgadmin3 in a system with OpenSUSE 12.1 After download pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm I try rpm -ivh pgadmin3-1.14.0-2.1.2.i586.rpm and have the following errors: Failed ...
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yum remove only single rpm file instead of all packages related to it

My environment: CentOS 7.0 Keep a rpm list by: rpm -qa > before.list Try libreoffice-calc. (112M bytes) yum install -y libreoffice-calc Think it is useless, I want to remove it. I found yum ...
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how to make rpmbuild automatically generate require >= and not =

I rpmbuild a package and afterwards I find that it requires python(abi) = 2.5 . I don't want to use AutoReqProv: no to suppress generation of requirements completely, I just want to make it ...
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Why do guides always say to download the RPM to disk?

Every installation guide I've ever seen which requires an RPM install starts with the instruction "download the repo", usually accompanied by a wget, and then, separately, says to rpm -i or rpm -U the ...
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epel 6 want to update a package with the epel5 version in Centos 6

I have downloaded and installed the epel 6 in Centos 6 using: wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh epel-release-6*.rpm but when i do: yum update ...
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Fan speeds stay the same

My nvidia card always is at 28% fan speed. Why does this never change as the temperature goes up? Wouldn't that make it cooler, and thus, better? Is using software to increase that speed perfectly ...
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Install Rpm Package on Kali Linux

I need to install .rpm package in Kali linux. But shows command not found error. i tried using with sudo but didn't help. Does kali supports .rpm files? How can i install .rpm on Kali linux?