Jose Nazario describes how to install RPM packages in the first
part of this two-part series.
"This documentation is designed to serve as a brief
introduction to the Red Hat Package Management system, or RPM. Part
1 will cover installation of RPM packages, while part 2 will cover
building your own RPM packages for distribution. We will cover what
RPM is, why you would want to use it, compare it to other packaging
systems on Linux and UNIX, and how to get it. The bulk of the time
will be spent on how to use RPM for installing, checking packages,
and removal of installed packages. Neither section will cover the
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