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5 Tips for Managing RPMs

Jun 22, 2011, 12:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ever been confused about what configuration file or files exist for a package? It's not unusual to install a package (or have a package installed as a default) and not know exactly what configuration files are used to manage it. To determine the configuration files installed with a package, use rpm -qc packagename. Then, to find out what configuration files exist for the gnome-vfs2 package, you'd use rpm -qc gnome-vfs2, which will return:

"/etc/gnome-vfs-2.0/modules/default-modules.conf /etc/gnome-vfs-2.0/modules/ssl-modules.conf


"This tells you the files that go with the package, but what about a specific command?"

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