.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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Problem with running open office from the command line

Yesterday I installed OpenOffice on my Linux server. But when I go to run it through the command line, it says command cannot be found. I've also tried other things like OOWriter, etc. Has anyone had ...
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Installing from rpm gives weird dependency error

I'm trying to install mysql from rpm file and this is what is get. libaio.so.1 is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 libaio.so.1(LIBAIO_0.1) is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 ...
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How to downgrade and remove rpms in the same command?

I have a problem where in order to satisfy RPM dependencies, I need to remove packages and downgrade them in the same command. Imagine the following situation Before A v2.0 depends on B,C B v2.0 ...
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rpm/yum: require minimum version of optional package

I have two packages, python-modules and python-modules-foo. python-modules-foo does not require python-modules to be installed, but if python-modules is installed, it must be at least version X. In ...
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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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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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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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How to remove an imported key during rpm uninstall

I'm creating an RPM package (let's call it Foo) that contains a gpg key that will be used to sign other RPMs. During the postinstall script for Foo, I execute 'rpm --import [keyfile]' to import the ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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How to write dependency rules in rpm .spec file for RHEL OS

I need to build one rpm package, that should be dependent on the installation of another rpm package. On my PC, the dependent package has been installed, with a name like abcd-1425-a.x86_64. I wrote ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.9: Yum Updates Not Working: TypeError 'NoneType'

We have a RHEL 5.9 which is refusing to apply updates. For example, if I do a command like: yum update then I get an error like in this thread: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824663 [I ...
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RPM User specific updates

I have packaged my software as rpm and everything is working just fine with software however there is one part of contents of rpm which I can't find proper way to update. Every user in system has ...
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Good way to resolve dependencies for .rpm installation

I am trying to install jdk-7u25-linux-x64.rpm through rpm. However, rpm says it conflicts with jre-1.6.0_13-fcs. I then try to remove jre-1.6.0_13-fcs but it fails because there are other packages ...
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How to install PostgreSQL 9.2 on CentOS 5?

PostgreSQL 9.2 isn't available on CentOS (the latest version is 8.1), so in order to get it, one has to add a postgre repository with the command rpm -ivh ...
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rpm-spec and Home's user folder

I'm just trying to figure out how to know in an rpm package that calls sudo, and put some files in the non-root home folder for the users who call sudo or are root. I tried with something like this: ...
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Is there Gentoo's “world” set analogue for rpm-based distributions?

I want to maintain my Fedora distribution clean and tidy. So, I always want to have installed only required packages. The necessity of a top packages is determined by me and some minimal system set. ...
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centos and fontpackages-filesystem

How do I go about installing fontpackages-filesystem onto centos? Getting the error: Missing Dependency: fontpackages-filesystem >= 1.13 is needed by package ...
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unable to run OpenOffice from text mode

I have installed OpenOffice in Redhat5 in text mode. When I tried to start OpenOffice using the command: sudo /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice "-accept=socket,host=localhost,port=8100; ...
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rpm spec file with 'cat' problem

Im writing spec file in which i want to place script to run process from init.d directory. Here it is a part of SPEC file: %prep %{__cat} <<EOF > myapp.run prog="IMG APP BACKEND" ...
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Best practice for Installing missing 32-bit package on a 64-bit Fedora Linux

I am using Fedora 13 64-bit. After reading few posts online it seems that most of 32-bit packages and libraries can easily be installed using the following command: yum install *packagename*.i686 ...
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Install perl module from rpm file

I have a perl issue and obviously I'm not a perl expert. I can not use CPAN. I've installed File::Pid using a rpm, or I tried. I downloaded perl-File-Pid-1.01-3.el5.noarch.rpm (and the ...
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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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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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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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package-cleanup --cleandupes fails to remove duplicates

I have an issue with duplicate packages installed on my Fedora machine: # package-cleanup --dupes Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit audit-2.3.3-1.fc20.x86_64 audit-2.3.2-1.fc20.x86_64 ...
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linux + squashfs-tools for red-hat 5.3

I want to install the squashfs-tools-4.0-5.el6.i686.rpm But I have the following dependencies ( after RPM installation ) please advice what the additional packages that I need to install on my linux ...
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Archey installs properly, but spits a runtime error

I installed the RPM listed here (archey-0.2.6-6.noarch.rpm) for Archey: When I run it, I get the following output: $ archey Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/archey", line 290, in ...
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Centos5: Custom comps.xml documentation/options?

I've got an app that I've packaged into rpms along with some of its dependencies. I'd like to be able to have it accessible as a group for easy install/uninstall. However, there's not too many ...
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How to prevent the RPM from freezing?

I've tried to install several things using redhat's RPM, but every time I try it freezes when the progress bar arrives to "Processing Headers" I've tried rebuilding the rpm's database rpm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to determine what RPM --relocate was used to install the rpm package

After a rpm package is installed using --relocate, is there any way to find out what value was used with the --relocate option?
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YUM and RPM crash due to the liblua-5.1 library being missing

I've been playing around with a LiveUsb install of basic Fedora with persistence. I attempted to install moonscript, which requires Lua and LuaRocks. After installing Lua and discovering there were ...
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use i3 tiling window manager in RHEL 5

For some time I have been using the i3 tiling window manager in Ubuntu. However at my new company we use RHEL5. I would dearly love to port over all my configs but Im having some trouble... An ...
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Mock --init failing on perl command

I have a rather unique situation here that about 2 hours of googling couldn't help me with. I'm building a project using Cmake that will eventually generate rpms for target architectures using mock. ...
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RPM installation returning exit code 1

I'm working on an embedded system and have created a bunch of RPMs. The following problem is present in some of the RPMs. When I install/upgrade version 2 of the RPM on top of version 1 or install ...