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Back to Basics: Creating an RPM

Posted: August 27, 2013 in Software
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This upcoming Saturday, I will be at the Fredericksburg Linux Users Group (fredlug.info) 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…)