Posts Tagged ‘RPM’

Back to Basics: Creating an RPM

Posted: August 27, 2013 in Software

This upcoming Saturday, I will be at the Fredericksburg Linux Users Group ( presenting on the topic of Creating RPMs.  While not as flashy as the latest buzz in Cloud, application development or virtualization, it is a skill that can be used to package files in an easy to deploy format.  During the presentation, I will be covering what an RPM is and how to make a very simple RPM that contains exactly one executable file – kind of a spin on the ever popular “Hello World” test app.  I thought it would also be convenient to post the information that I am presenting here so that others can access it as well. (more…)