.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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Can rpm spec files be used to support SIMD-aware packaged builds?

http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/ch-rpm-multi.html makes clear that RPM can be used to target different platforms, but is it possible to use RPM to target multiple different flavours within a platform? ...
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RPM spec: How to erase an RPM before one is installed

I have an RPM called dcca-img.rpm In the spec file of above RPM, in PreReqs we have mysql-client and mysql, as a result before dcca-img.rpm is installed both are getting installed as expected. PreReq:...
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Fedora 24: no build.include / try to generate autoconf.h

Trying to build a package which needs autoconf.h So i installed kernel-devel, ran make oldconfig and make prepare but unfortunalety it did not work Couldn't find any solution in the web, any ideas? ...
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How do I add to sudoers.d from a custom rpm

I have a custom RPM I created that needs to add entries to sudoers so I have entries added a file in my RPM /etc/sudoers.d/mypackage and put my sudo commands in there. The files gets added and the ...
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parallel install ncurses-6 & ncurses-5 on fedora 24

I just upgraded from fedora 23 to 24, and it broke some binaries I have on my system that were not installed from fedora's repositories, due to the ncurses upgrade from version 5 to version 6: error ...
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Yum error when trying to install remi repo

New installation of CentOS 7.2 with Apache 2.4.6. Trying to install the remi repo so that I can upgrade to PHP 5.6 (yum only provides 5.4). When trying to install the repo from an rpm, I get the ...
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Why does vim-common conflict with vim-minimal on fedora23 and centos?

I generally need both vim-common and vim-minimal to have a usable system. I need vim-minimal because package sudo unconditionally depends on it (and I need sudo). vim-common in turn is a dependency of ...
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zypper or yast unable to install third-party RPM from local repository

I am using a SLES11 SP4 machine, and trying to install an RPM from local yum repository. All other RPMs which are provided by SUSE and copied in my local repository installs fine like mysql, samba etc....
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How can i install tomboy on CentOS 7?

I downloaded tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm. During installation,with this command yum --nogpgcheck localinstall tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm or rpm -i tomboy-1.15.4-9.fc23.x86_64.rpm I ...
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cannot find libcrypto.so.1.0.0 src rpm

I'm required to install python-requests using RPM's. I've downloaded: python-requests python-py python-cryptography python-pyOpenSSL and unfortunately the SLES zypper tool is advising that ...
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Install FFMPEG in Redhat Linux via rpm for a non root user

How can i install ffmpeg rpm for a non root user on linux server. I tried installing the package using rpm -ivh ffmpeg-devel-0.10.15-1.el6.i686.rpm The above package shows number of dependency ...
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rpmfusion error for installing mplayer

I am trying to install mplayer and geckoplayer (using CentOS 7) for firefox, as I wanted to play videos on 360training and QuickTime isn't available for linux. While trying to install from rpmfusion ...
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Getting “rpm: -–import: unknown option” when tryihng to import public key on Amazon Linux

I’m tryhing to install Google Chrome on Amazon Linux using this site — , and one of the steps is [davea@mydevbox ~]$ sudo rpm -–import linux_signing_key.pub Unfortunately, when I try this, I get ...
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Is there a way to install Google Chrome on Linux and have all the needed dependencies automatically installed?

I’m trying to install Google chrome on the following version of 64-bit Linux … [davea@mydevbox mydir]$ uname -a Linux mydevbox.mydomain.com 1.3.8-18.52.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 16 17:15:34 UTC ...
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How do I overcome my permission denied error when running with sudo?

I’m using the following version of Linux … [davea@mydevbox ~]$ uname -a Linux mydevbox.evo-text.com 4.4.5-15.26.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 16 17:15:34 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I’m ...
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What settings govern rpm -e?

I have a problem that is exactly the opposite of RPM won't erase its installed directories if they have been modified after the initial installation . That poster wanted to force the deletion of ...
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Is using protected_multilib with yum a bad thing?

I have a case where I would like to install multiple versions of a package installed side-by-side. The rpms have been crafted such that the paths of the files are different - so there should be no ...
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Unable to install rpm in a particular path (cpio: mkdir failed - No such file or directory)

My .rpm files like this.. $> rpm2cpio bq1510-15.10.01.06-1.i386.rpm | cpio -it ./opt ./opt/td ./opt/td/client ./opt/td/client/15.10 ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin/bq ./opt/td/...
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dpkg-reconfigure on CentOS (for openssh_server)

Systems that use the apt packaging system have access to a command called dpkg-reconfigure which, depending on the package, re-runs some setup commands. At least on Ubuntu, it's possible to ...
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Finding oldest packages that satisfy dependencies

I need a way to determine which packages would need to be installed to satisfy the dependencies for a package. At the moment, I'm doing: repoquery -R --resolve <package> but I need the ...
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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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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: can'...
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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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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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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 ...