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What's inside rpm?

Here is how to check what is inside rpm without install, or before you install:

General info on rpm (author, description)

rpm -qip your.rpm

Install / uninstall scripts:

rpm --scripts -qp your.rpm

List of rpm files and their attributes:

rpm -qlvp your.rpm

Check contents of files to be installed via the rpm package:

rpm2cpio your.rpm | more

Extract files from an rpm without install:

rpm2cpio your.rpm > your.cpio
cpio -idmv < your.cpio

Here is what you can do on already installed rpms (note, you most likely won't see target architecture and ".rpm" extensions on installed rpms):

Check if "your_rpm" is installed:

rpm -qa | grep your_rpm

General info on rpm (author, description)

rpm -qi your_rpm

Install / uninstall scripts of already installed rpm:

rpm --scripts -q your_rpm

List of installed rpm files and their attributes:

rpm -qlv your_rpm
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