Install/Uninstall package software on Linux
I. RPM (Redhat Package Manager)
- Use RPM to add a new software or applications is an easy process.
- RPM is so successful as the primary package manager by Linux distributions, including SUSE and Mandrake.
- As an Linux Administrator, we have to install, upgrade, remove and maintain many version of RPM packages.
- One of advantage of RPM is that you cn verify the integrity of packages and files.
- Query a package which installed on your Linux box.
- Listing the files in an RPM package
- RPMs and CPUs : when we download rpm package, End of the name in the file will show you which package for your Linux system.
- noarch.rpm : don’t denpend on CPU, it can install on any computers.
- i586.rpm : Intel 32-bit systems
- i686.rpm : Intel 32-bit systems and AMD 32 bit CPUs.
- ia64.rpm : for Intel 64 bit systems.
- sparc.rpm : Sun Microsystem Sparc CPU.
1. Install software package on Centos/Redhat RHEL/Fedora
2. Uninstall software package on Centos/Redhat RHEL/Fedora
3. Upgrade software package on Centos/Redhat RHEL/Fedora by RPM
II. DPKG (Package Manager for Debian)
- We can install, remove, and build packages, but unlike other package management system’s it can not automatically download and install packages and their dependencies.
- The primary and more user-friendly front-end for dpkg is aptitude.
- List all packages installed on Ubuntu/Debian System
- List all files installed by dpkg package
- Command dpkg -i packagename.deb for installing Debian package.
- Command dpkg -r packagename for remove Debian package.
1. Install software package on Ubuntu/Debian
2. Uninstall software package on Ubuntu/Debian
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