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How To : List RPM Files

How can I list files inside an RPM without installing it ?

Any deal we have to do with RPM files, we are going to use the rpm command. Download the RPM file of which you would like to see the content, then follow this command:

# rpm -qlp package.rpm

For ex: To list the files stored in zenon-0.5.0-7.fc12.i686.rpm


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How to extract RPM package without installing it

Most of the people know that how to extract tarballs or zip files but less people know about extracting an RPM (Redhat Package Manager). RPM packages are containers for the collection of files. Lots of time you would like to see the contents of the file instead of installing it (for example: you want the configuration files without installing the …

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