CentOS / Fedora Core / RHEL 5 uses yum for software management. Yum allows you to add a new repository as a source to install binary software. Understanding yum repository yum repository configured using /etc/yum.conf file. Additional configuration files are also read from the directories set by the reposdir option (default is /etc/yum.repos.d and /etc/yum/repos.d. [...]
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Explains how to extract rpm files (extract any file from rpm) under Red Hat / Suse / RHEL / Fedora / CentOS or any rpm base Linux distribution.