View Full Version : How can I check the rpm files?
29th November 2004, 11:55 AM
I just had a quick question about how to check what files are installed where where do they installed in my system after I installed a rpm package?
29th November 2004, 12:05 PM
Which packages are installed:
rpm -qa |less
Is the package gaim installed
rpm -qa | grep gaim
Where is gaimed installed
29th November 2004, 12:16 PM
rpm -qil gaim
for instance to see where gaim installed itself ;)
29th November 2004, 01:23 PM
If you want to check before installing the package, add the -p flag.
This will print a list of all files in the package:
rpm -qlp redhat-artwork-0.99-1.i386.rpm
You can do this to urls as well.
29th November 2004, 10:32 PM
The key here is the --list, or -l option. Adding that to any query lists the files.
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