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  Welcome to the RPM International Inc. Website
RPM International is the best home for entrepreneurial companies in the markets we serve.
In true entrepreneurial spirit, we combine the strength of a multi-billion dollar business with the agility of smaller operating units that are closer and more responsive to the customer.
RPM is not a monolith, but a mosaic - of superior products, services, technologies, companies and people.
www.rpminc.com   (103 words)

  RPM - LQWiki
The rpm file format is a container for distributing software as packages, either in pre-compiled binary or source code form.
RPM was developed by Red Hat and used to stand for Red Hat Package Manager before it was changed to the recursive acronym.
An RPM package can be installed either from an rpm file on the local filesystem, or from remote locations using apt or yum.
wiki.linuxquestions.org /wiki/Rpm   (503 words)

 Apt-rpm faq
On rpm based Linux systems, if you want to install a new application that requires other "dependencies" to be installed first, you have to manually install the dependencies yourself.
RPM is one of the major standards (the other being.deb), and one can't simply drop it.
RPM has features not available in.deb, such as the ability to keep different versions of the same package installed as long as they don't overlap in the filesystem.
apt4rpm.sourceforge.net /faq.html   (2516 words)

 RPM Remote Print Management Overview
RPM Remote Print Manager is the only complete solution supporting LPD and stream protocols that enable users to receive and customize print jobs from any AS/400, mainframe, UNIX, or Windows-based system to any Windows printer - locally or remotely.
RPM provides the necessary conversion technology to include IBM mainframe-generated documents in your Windows network environment workflow, whether you are printing these documents to Windows-based printers or saving the files to disk for archiving or further processing.
RPM interprets this to mean "the length is unknown or unspecified," and accepts data until the connection is closed.
lpd.brooksnet.com /overview.html   (1103 words)

  CD Baby: RPM: Irrational Anthem   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RPM is an artist unafraid to speak her mind-- even in the face of controversy.
The lyrics are fearless and RPM is a force to be reckoned with.
RPM leaves no doubt as to what she is singing about and one can often guess who in particular she is directing her anger, frustration or middle finger to...no vagueness or ambiguity here!
www.cdbaby.com /cd/rpm   (1985 words)

  RPM Package Manager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RPM Package Manager (or RPM, originally called "Red Hat Package Manager") is a package management system primarily intended for Linux.
RPM is the baseline package format of the Linux Standard Base.
RPM is often used by another tool for handling dependencies, such as the Yellow dog Updater Modified (yum) or (the RPM compatible version of) the Advanced Packaging Tool (apt).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RPM_Package_Manager   (745 words)

 Revolutions per minute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM or r/min) is a unit of frequency, commonly used to measure rotational speed.
Gramophone (phonograph) records typically rotate at 16, 33⅓, 45, or 78 rpm (CAV).
Audio CD rotation rates vary from about 500 rpm when reading the innermost data track, to 180 rpm when reading tracks near the outer edge (CLV).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rpm   (237 words)

 Using RPM
RPM has five basic modes of operation (not counting package building): installing, uninstalling, upgrading, querying, and verifying.
RPM packages can "depend" on other packages, which means that they require other packages to be installed in order to run properly.
RPM's freshen option checks the versions of the packages specified on the command line against the versions of packages that have already been installed on your system.
redhat.com /docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7-Manual/ref-guide/s1-rpm-using.html   (1106 words)

 The Answer Guy 31: What is an RPM?
RPM is the Red Hat Package Management system.
The RPM system as been ported to several flavors of Unix and is no longer a purely "Linux" thing.
You can learn more about the RPM system by looking at their very own web site: http://www.rpm.org.
www.linuxgazette.com /issue31/tag_rpm.html   (573 words)

 Knitty: Summer 2006
Handpainted sock yarns often beg to be played with in non-stockinette ways, yet many stitch patterns become lost in bold handpaints or a yarn's character becomes mottled by extravagant motifs.
rpm was written to let both a simple pattern and a bold yarn teach the sock knitting world to sing in perfect harmony -- neither disturbing nor outdistancing one another.
rpm also offers the knitter with a snap and go soul the ease of choosing a heel and toe type to stretch the imagination, to suit the sensibilities, to sigh with relief over something other than stockinette...all in one spin.
www.knitty.com /ISSUEsummer06/PATTrpm.html   (1550 words)

 redhat.com | Red Hat Magazine - Better Living Through RPM, Part 1
And although it is true that RPM was originally created by Red Hat for its Red Hat Linux operating system, it has been adopted by a number of other Linux distributions because of its powerful capabilities and has become largely ubiquitous among commercial Linux distributions.
Since RPM knows so much about every package a system has installed, it stands to reason that it can perform some sanity checks (for instance, to see if a file was deleted that should be there).
As mentioned before, RPM packages can be thought of as fancy tarballs or zip files, so it stands to reason that it is possible to extract the contents of a package similar to those file formats.
www.redhat.com /magazine/001nov04/features/betterliving   (4539 words)

 Quick Guide to Red Hat's Package Manager
Rpm is smart enough to use the package name without the version info.
The convention for rpm files is to have the architecture preceding the.rpm extention.
Rpm can verify all of your files to see if you were left backdoors or other surprises.
www.tfug.org /helpdesk/linux/rpm.html   (1151 words)

 rpm(8): RPM Package Manager - Linux man page
As rpm already knows the type to print, the type specifier must be omitted however, and replaced by the name of the header tag to be printed, enclosed by {} characters.
rpm will print a list of all of the tags it knows about when it is invoked with the --querytags argument.
In order to sign packages using GPG, rpm must be configured to run GPG and be able to find a key ring with the appropriate keys.
www.die.net /doc/linux/man/man8/rpm.8.html   (2541 words)

 Global Incident Analysis Center: Special Notice - Verifying Files with Red Hat's RPM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While RPM will run from a regular user account, the information reported will be incorrect for any files to which you do not have at least read access.
While RPM was not specifically designed to be a file auditing tool, it can fill in when your in a pinch.
The only caveat is that you have to be sure that RPM and all its databases have not been altered by an attacker in an effort to cover their tracks.
www.sans.org /y2k/RPM.htm   (1410 words)

 Josh's Linux Guide - Using RPM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since RPM is a package manager, you can install, remove, build, rebuild, and view your packages.
RPM file names usually consist of the package name ("package"), the version ("1.2.3"), the build number or patch level by Red Hat ("4"), the architecture it was built to run on, ("i386"), and the "rpm" extension.
RPM will also complain about dependencies if you try to upgrade a bunch of packages.
gd.tuwien.ac.at /opsys/linux/LinuxGuide/linux-rpm-usage.html   (992 words)

 RPM package building guide
Rpm packages are usually built with a "spec file," which is a collection of text and shell scripts that build, install and describe a software program.
RPM expects to find the files that the package will install in $RPM_BUILD_ROOT, which rc has set to %{_tmppath}/rc-root ("%{_tmppath}" is a macro set by rpm which expands to the name of a directory for temporary files).
Rpm has a %configure macro, which is broken by design (it takes the directories from prefix/lib/rpm/macros, so it might misplace your files; and it only works with GNU configure).
rpm.rutgers.edu /guide.html   (1870 words)

 Rpm Design Motorsports Designs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Panther Racing is a client of Rpm Design Corp. We produce various designs for the team throughout the year, including their 2001 and 2002 Champions Logo, Apparel and Equipment design, as well as Sponsorship Proposal artwork.
All designs produced by Rpm Design Corp. are high quality vector illustrations, which can be resized and printed in large formats without loss of quality.
Rpm Design can provide color prints and other articles which can aid your embroiderer in the reproduction of artwork that is to be embroidered.
www.rpm-design.com /TI/motorsports.htm   (483 words)

 Linux for Newbies: Part 17
Because RPM is so popular and widely used, there are a number of graphical RPM tools and supplementary utilities that can be used with KDE and GNOME desktops.
RPM commands are easy and you get better and more direct feedback by typing the commands.
RPM commands begin with "rpm" and flags are used to designate actions.
www.northernjourney.com /opensource/newbies/newb017.html   (1674 words)

 rpm.org - The RPM Package Manager
RPM is a core component of many Linux distributions, such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the Fedora Project, SUSE Linux Enterprise, openSUSE, CentOS, Mandriva Linux, and many others.
RPM should not be the province of one company, or a small set of developers.
Following the successful model of open source projects such as GNOME and X.org, we intend to be the open upstream home for RPM, and we welcome any and all contributors.
www.rpm.org   (246 words)

 Linux RPMs for Python 2.4
The benefit of building binary RPMs in this way is that they are built using exactly the set of libraries and versions of packages that you have installed on your system.
Unfortunately, they didn't patch their python RPM to account for this, and they don't appear to be planning to release any errata to fix this.
Build new RPMs with "rpmbuild -ba python.spec" (where "python.spec" is the name of the.spec file you edited).
www.python.org /download/releases/2.4/rpms   (999 words)

 Creating RPM's
RPM Howto, which has some useful information but is more roundabout and less specific.
Basically, RPM is a system for placing all the files for a software package in one object (the rpm file) with some information about where the files go, what type they are and what the package does.
This way, when you go to really install the resulting binary rpm, the files will end up in the correct place and rpm knows which files are part of the package.
erizo.ucdavis.edu /~dmk/notes/RPMs/Creating_RPMs.html   (1582 words)

 Peter's rpm Tutorial
When we try to remove the package, rpm can complain that if we removed the package, it would 'break' other packages that require newpackage to be installed.
When you install an mp3blaster RPM, the RPM will make sure that the package for ncurses is installed already.
The problem is that the rpm that you have installed that provides ncurses is named something different.
www.dirac.org /linux/rpm.html   (1008 words)

 Transactions and Rollback with RPM | Linux Journal
RPM does not show any output from an erase, but if you look in the repackage directory after an erase, a repackaged package is there.
By default, RPM does not roll back a newly installed package; that is, it does not erase packages that were not on the system at the time of your upgrade.
RPM normally delivers packages using a best effort strategy, meaning if one or more RPMs fails to install, the remaining RPMs in the transaction still are installed.
www.linuxjournal.com /article/7034   (2467 words)

 Rpm Design Die Cast Designs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rpm Design Corp. creates numerous designs for Playing Mantis™ and their Johnny Lightning™ line of die cast cars.
Rpm Design Corp. used elements from ebay's website and their other marketed materials to create this stunning design, which features each wheel in a different ebay™ color.
Aside from the paint scheme, Rpm Design also designed the'Y2K' logos that are tampo printed on the vehicles.
www.rpm-design.com /TI/pm.htm   (282 words)

 Packaging software with RPM, Part 2
As you saw in Part 1, building an RPM package normally requires you to be logged in as root.
RPM installs the software during the packaging process, and normally only the root user can write to the install directories.
RPM expects to read and write in the directories under /usr/src/redhat, which ordinary users cannot modify.
www.ibm.com /developerworks/library/l-rpm2   (1982 words)

 Packaging software with RPM, Part 2
As you saw in Part 1, building an RPM package normally requires you to be logged in as root.
RPM installs the software during the packaging process, and normally only the root user can write to the install directories.
RPM expects to read and write in the directories under /usr/src/redhat, which ordinary users cannot modify.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/library/l-rpm2   (1982 words)

 RPM - Restoration and Performance Motorcars - Classic car sales and restoration in Vergennes, VT
RPM is a family-owned restoration and sales shop located in Vergennes, Vermont.
Read our History for the story of how RPM came to be and check out our Services page for information about what we do.
Check out the RPM Blog, where Ferrari afficiandos and restoration junkies can keep up on progress, see photos, and ask questions.
www.rpmvt.com   (124 words)

 RPM 44 Programmable Multiprocessor
The RPM 88, RPM 44, and RPM 22 are 100% drag and drop configurable DSP-based devices, set up and controlled using Rane's new Drag Net software.
The RPM 44 provides four balanced, studio-grade analog inputs (selectable mic or line level), and four balanced analog outputs.
The RPM 88 and RPM 22 offer the same high-quality analog I/O, in 8 and 2 channel configurations respectively.
www.rane.com /rpm44.html   (558 words)

 [freshrpms.net] - Apt
APT (Advanced Package Tool) is a dependency tool, well known to Debian users since it is used by default with their dpkg packages.
But apt has been ported to work with rpm packages too, by Conectiva, who has now used it for some time in their GNU/Linux distribution.
All you need is the tool compiled for your version of rpm and at least a repository where rpm packages and their apt metadata can be downloaded from.
freshrpms.net /apt   (556 words)

RPM is quite flexible and easy to use, though it provides the base for a very extensive system.
With RPM, you have the pristine sources along with patches that we used to compile from.
RPM can now be used to build packages for the Intel i386, the Digital Alpha running Linux, and the Sparc (and others).
www.ibiblio.org /pub/Linux/docs/HOWTO/other-formats/html_single/RPM-HOWTO.html   (4034 words)

 Packaging software with RPM, Part 1
RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) is the most common software package manager used for Linux distributions.
RPM is also the best choice for packaging software to be used on Linux by anyone other than developers.
The source RPM file is a simple bundling of your spec file and all the source and patch files that were using in building your package.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/library/l-rpm1/index.html   (2014 words)

 RPM Activated Switches, PN 8950, PN 8956, PN 8957
These RPM Activated Switches will perform a variety of different functions from turning on a bulb or solenoid to activating an MSD Timing Computer at a desired rpm.
The RPM Activated Switch, PN 8950, has two activation wires; one to ground a circuit and the other to open a circuit.
The RPM Window Switch, PN 8956, has two rpm adjustments; one to activate a circuit, while the other deactivates the same circuit.
www.msdignition.com /rpm_7.htm   (229 words)

 History of the 45 rpm Record
All of the earliest 78 rpm recordings were single sided, but double sided recordings were introduced firstly in Europe by the Columbia company.
The 78 rpm disc reigned supreme as the accepted recording medium for many years despite its tendency to break easily and the fact that longer works could not be listened to without breaks for disc changes (at 5 minute intervals for 12" discs).
These could hold as much sound as the 12" 78 rpm discs they were to replace, but were much smaller and attractive.
www.45-rpm.org.uk /history.html   (689 words)

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