Lists architecture of installed RPMs

rpm -qa --queryformat "%{NAME} %{ARCH}\n"
Lists all installed RPM packages with name and architecture, which is useful to check for compability packages (+ required i386 packages) on a 64bit system.
Sample Output
sgml-skel noarch
update-alternatives noarch
desktop-file-utils x86_64
db-devel x86_64

By: angrox
2009-03-18 15:19:21

What Others Think

All architectural professions have been difficult in the last year. Frozen items, incomplete transactions, and online partner engagement. This occupation appears to be less creative currently. We know how the problem is to be resolved. Every architect or great student can have remote access to his wonderful vocation under any circumstances. What are you supposed to do? – Share with prospective employees your expertise and knowledge. Write scholarly articles about phenomena, styles, design from a practitioner's perspective, or from a powerful theorist.
illianna · 11 weeks and 2 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

You must be signed in to comment.

What's this? is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.

Share Your Commands

Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.


Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for: