Thursday, November 17, 2011

redhat install notes

install a package
rpm –ivh packagename
upgrade a package
rpm –Uvh packagename

create a tar file
tar –cvf myfiles.tar mydir/
(add z if you are dealing with or creating .tgz (.tar.gz) files)

standard install from source
tar –xvzf Apackage.tar.gz
cd Apackage
make install

1 comment:

  1. I have just installed Redhat Linux, thank you for this install guide.