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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux 5.

10.5. Additional Resources

RPM is an extremely complex utility with many options and methods for querying, installing, upgrading, and removing packages. Refer to the following resources to learn more about RPM.

10.5.1. Installed Documentation

  • rpm --help — This command displays a quick reference of RPM parameters.

  • man rpm — The RPM man page gives more detail about RPM parameters than the rpm --help command.

10.5.2. Useful Websites

10.5.3. Related Books

  • Red Hat RPM Guide by Eric Foster-Johnson; Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated — This book is a comprehensive guide to RPM, from installing packages to building RPMs.


 
 
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