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Re: how to find RPM packet for ""
  • From: "S.Toms" <smotrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 22:35:59 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0204102217010.2386-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, SkyExplorer wrote:

s> Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 05:47:00 +0200
s> From: SkyExplorer <nandol@xxxxxxxx>
s> Reply-To: SuSE Linux English <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
s> To: Ingles Lista Suse <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
s> Subject: how to find RPM packet for ""
s> Hi all,
s> I need to know how to find "" to install in the system.
s> rpm -qa | grep
s> Gives no response.
s> thanks, once again.
s> Nando.

A rpm -qa will only query currently installed packages, it also only
lists the package name, not the contents of the packages. The contents
could be viewed with a rpm -ql <package>

That file is part of the compat.rpm package. The utility I used was a
set of routines written by Volker Kuhlmann called susegrep which you can
get from the following page

Another way to accomplish this would be to mount the CD or DVD and scan
each of the files listed within the /cdrom/full-names/i386 for the needed
Hope some of this helps.



S.Toms - smotrs at -
SuSE Linux v7.3+ - Kernel 2.4.10-4GB

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