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The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages. Each software package consists of an archive of files along with information about the package like its version, a description, dependencies and other metadata.  
 
The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages. Each software package consists of an archive of files along with information about the package like its version, a description, dependencies and other metadata.  
  
RPM is a low level utility and end users generally use [[yum]] or a graphical utility that interfaces with yum instead of using RPM directly.  Refer to [[Package_management_system]] for more details.  
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RPM is a low level utility and end users generally use [[dnf]] or [[yum]] or a graphical utility that interfaces with yum|dnf instead of using RPM directly.  Refer to [[Package_management_system]] for more details.  
  
 
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[[Category:Packages]]

Revision as of 12:06, 1 October 2015

The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages. Each software package consists of an archive of files along with information about the package like its version, a description, dependencies and other metadata.

RPM is a low level utility and end users generally use dnf or yum or a graphical utility that interfaces with yum|dnf instead of using RPM directly. Refer to Package_management_system for more details.

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