In one of our former posts, we introduced how to use cpio to extract an RPM package. How can we create a cpio archive file? We can create a cpio archive that contains files and directories using cpio -ov. Examples, $…

The RPM (Short for Red Hat Package Manager) has established itself as one of the most popular distribution formats for linux software today. A first time user may feel overwhelmed by a vast number of options available, and this article aims to…