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URPMQ and URPMF


Both urpmq and urpmf commands are part of the urpmi family ( See Installing Software URPMI ). They can display detailed information about packages and the databases.


URPMQ

The command urpmq is a tool to search local and remote rpm sources for info about installed/available packages.


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# urpmq --list-media

Shows all the urpm repositories configured on your system


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# urpmq --list-url

Shows the url's of the urpm repositories


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# urpmq --list-media active

Only shows the active urpm repositories


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# urpmq -i k3b

Information about the k3b package


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# urpmq -f k3b

Shows the version and architecture of the k3b package


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# urpmq --sources k3b

What remote urpm repositories holds the k3b package


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# urpmq --fuzzy k3b

Shows all packages on the urpm repositories with the name k3b


URPMF

The command urpmf is a tool to search for a specific file in all installed/available packages on local and remote urpm repositories.


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# urpmf kcutlabel.h

Will show that the kcutlabel.h file is part of the k3b-devel package.


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# urpmf --summary k3b

Shows which packages have the word "k3b" in their summary.


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# urpmf --provides k3b

Will list which files are in the k3b package


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# urpmf --requires k3b

Gives you which files are needed for to run k3b


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# urpmf --conflicts k3b

Shows which files would conflict with k3b


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# urpmf --size k3b

Will show the size of the k3b package


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# urpmf -m k3b

Shows which repositories have packages with k3b in the name of the package



Bruno


PS: If you would like to know more about urpmi and the related commands have a look Here



-- Oct 27 2007 ( Revised Nov 29 2008 ) --


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