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How to list all files in an rpm file?

RPM or red hat package manager is a utility in RPM based systems like Red Hat, Fedora and CentOS. It provides a very convenient way to install and query packages on a Linux system. To query an RPM file for all files in it, just use the --list argument: [root@server java]# rpm -q --list httpd [...]


How to get changelog of an RPM package?

RPM provides a very useful way to get the change log of a package like php or Apache httpd. The changelog includes all security patches and changes that have been applied to a package. This is very useful if you want to know if a particular security patch was installed for that package. To query [...]