.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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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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Why do I get Files Listed Twice when building my RPM?

My understanding is that if I specify the %dir directive under the %files list, RPM will not list any files under that directory. Doing this can allow you to set specific permissions for the directory ...
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How can I install an RPM without being root?

How can I install an RPM on a machine where I don't have root permissions? I want to install a package for my use only in a personal work directory. I'm running SuSe SLES10. Please don't flame me ...
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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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Where are the rpm files after installation using yum?

I'm using Red Hat 5.4. I have installed a package using yum the package was wireshark. However, after it has installed. Where can I find the rpm package? I would like to locate the actual wireshark....
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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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YUM crashed due to library missing

I tried to remove stock Lua and build my own one, so I tried: yum remove lua But too many dependencies on the package and it does not allow me to remove it so I used rpm instead: rpm -r --nodeps --...
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Install rpm packages using file globbing with errors

I found a rpm feature. If you rpm install * and one of the packages fails to install then none of the remaining packages will be installed. Does anyone know how to use rpm to install packages with ...
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How to extract RPM from RPM database in RedHat

Is there a way to extract an installed RPM from an RPM database on RedHat Linux to reproduce the original .rpm file?
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Zypper: How do I display all packages from a certain repository?

Please tell me, how to let zypper display all installed packages of a certain repository.
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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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What is the difference between yum, apt-get, rpm, ./configure && make install?

I am new to Linux and am running CentOS. I have come across four ways to update or install software. So far, I've seen: yum install [program] apt-get install [program] rpm -i [program].rpm wget [...
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How to Install gcc 4.7.x/4.8.x on CentOS

What would be the easiest way to install gcc 4.7.x/4.8.x on a system with CentOS 6.2+? The default RPM package contains an older version of gcc.
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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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How to get list of dependencies of non-installed RPM package?

apt-cache show <package> shows also it's dependencies. yum info <package> does not show dependencies, but it obviously know them. How to ask yum for dependencies of specified package?
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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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Where does yum save the rpm's it downloads?

Is there a temporary folder I can find the RPM's that yum downloads to install programs? During an installation yum shows the exact name of the RPM file but I don't know how to find it. How can I ...
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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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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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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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Why is it that 10 000 RPM hard disks never picked up? [closed]

I just got a brand new Lenovo x230 with 7200 RPM hard drive. Now I understand SSD would've been better, but why hasn't 10k RPM become the standard by now?
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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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Skype not working in CentOS 6.2

I tried to install Skype on CentOS 6.2. I downloaded Skype's rpm package from here and tried this command to install – but it's giving an error like this: [root@localhost Downloads]# rpm -ivh skype-4....
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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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Cannot install net-snmp because of failed dependency

I have a server here that is running SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (i586) patch level 1. I am trying to install Net-SNMP on the machine. I downloaded the net-snmp-5.4.2.1-8.2.i586.rpm file and ...
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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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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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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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Is there any way to restore/recover my file that a rpm package overwrite?

I had some files on a server. Then I installed a rpm package that have same files in it. As a result, rpm package overwrite these files and I lost my newly edited files. I wonder if there is a way to ...
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overriding installed file / directory permissions & owners?

Every time I update certain packages with rpm/yum, they reset certain permissions on their files / directories which I have intentionally changed for various reasons. Is there a way I can override the ...
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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 ...