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CompTIA® Linux+ / LPIC-1 Cert Guide: (Exams LX0-103 & LX0-104/101-400 & 102-400) by Sean Walberg, Ross Brunson

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The rpm Command

The text-mode .rpm package tool is used to perform all operations on packages on the system, either installed and in the RPM database, or uninstalled and on disk.

Common operations that use the rpm command include

Image Installing packages

Image Upgrading packages

Image Removing and uninstalling packages

Image Querying the RPM database for information

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