RPM Package Manager

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RPM (Package Manager)
Original author(s)Red Hat
Stable release
Operating systemLinux, Unix-like
TypePackage management
LicenseGNU General Public License

RPM Package Manager is a package management system.[1] The name RPM refers to two things: a software package file format, and software packaged in this format. RPM was intended mainly for Linux distributions; the file format RPM is the baseline package format of the Linux Standard Base.

RPM-based Linux distributions[change | change source]

Several Linux distributions are based on RPM. These include, but are not limited to:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maximum RPM: Taking the Red Hat Package Manager to the Limit". rpm.org. Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2008-02-29.