RPM Package Manager

bash function for rpm whatprovides


Sometimes some simple one-liner function can save you a lot of time, like-


Tora installation on Fedora 16 with rpm


Last article I talked about tora installation from the sources, but if that is too much for you then you can use this one liner: rpm -ivh "http://amit-agarwal.co.in/mystuff/tora-2.1.3-1.fc16.i686.rpm" …

Color disk usage on Fedora


For this tip, you would need to setup the rpm-shere repository. You can get the information here. Once you have done that you need to install the cdu package with the following command: sudo yum …

Interesting repository for Fedora.


Here is one repository that you can add to your Fedora to give it a few more hundred packages:

rpmorphan – deborphan for the rpm based distros.


<td> <div class="bash codecolorer"> &nbsp;<span class="kw2">sudo</span> <span class="kw2">yum install</span> rpmorphan …

Gmail Videochat Comes to Linux


?Gmail Videochat Comes to Linux &#8221;The long wait is over and Linux users can finally use the Gmail Videochat! The <a class="zem_slink" title="Gmail" …

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