RPM is an extremely complex utility with many options and methods for querying, installing, upgrading, and removing packages. Refer to the following resources to learn more about RPM.
See the following documentation on your Red Hat Linux system for more information about RPM:
rpm --help — This command displays a quick reference of RPM parameters.
man rpm — The RPM man page will give you more detail about RPM parameters than the rpm --help command.
See the following websites for more information about RPM:
http://www.rpm.org/ — The RPM website.
http://www.redhat.com/mailing-lists/rpm-list/ — The RPM mailing list is archived here. To subscribe to the mailing list, send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word subscribe in the subject line.
See Maximum RPM by Ed Bailey (Red Hat Press) for more information about RPM. An online version of the book is available at the following URL:
http://www.rpm.org/ and http://www.redhat.com/docs/books/