rpm

Under CentOS / Fedora / RHEL I can use rpm -ql packageName command to view contacts of .rpm file. How do I view the contents of a .deb file under Debian / Ubuntu Linux?

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All rpm packages can run scripts after a package is added or removed. How do I view pre/post install and uninstall rpm file scripts under rpm based Linux distributions?

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How do I protect my yum repo’s packages from certain repositories getting replaced / updated via yum command itself under CentOS / RHEL / Redhat Enterprise Linux?

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Update Centos Linux

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How do I update Centos Linux 5 software and apply security patches?

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Yum In RHEL 5

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How do I use yum command under RHEL 5 to install and update packages?

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Q. How do I enable and install Media player under CentOS or Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems? How do I play mp3s under RHEL / CentOS Linux 5.x? How do I play CD / DVD movies under RHEL / CentOS Linux version 5.x?

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Q. I made a mistake and added additional repo under CentOS / RHEL 5.x server. Now when I try to upgrade packages it gives me out broken dependencies / missing dependency error. How do I skip broken packages and apply updates to other installed software’s?

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