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Create a file list of all package files installed on your Red-Hat-like system for easy grepping

Terminal - Create a file list of all package files installed on your Red-Hat-like system for easy grepping
for i in `rpm -qva | sort ` ; do ; echo "===== $i =====" ; rpm -qvl $i ; done > /tmp/pkgdetails
2009-07-14 20:34:55
User: tkunz
Functions: echo rpm sort
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Create a file list of all package files installed on your Red-Hat-like system for easy grepping

This will create the file /tmp/pkgdetails, which will contain a listing of all the files installed on your RPM-based system (RedHat, Fedora, CentOS, etc). Useful should the RPM system/database become corrupted to find which package installed which files.

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Quite interesting, but there's a typo. There shouldn't be a ";" between "do" and "echo".

Comment by flatcap 375 weeks and 5 days ago

on debian/ubuntu:

dpkg --get-selections > my_packages
Comment by bwoodacre 375 weeks and 4 days ago

IMHO: apostrophes ? are annoying when copy pasting commands... I prefer using $(foo) structure:

for i in $(rpm -qva | sort) ; do echo "===== $i =====" ; rpm -qvl $i ; done > /tmp/pkgdetails

Comment by totala 182 weeks and 5 days ago

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