Thinking Out Loud

July 18, 2007

rpm -q –whatprovides

Filed under: CentOS,linux,RedHat — mdinh @ 4:44 pm

I have taken on a small role in Linux system administration.

I normally use xclock to verify X configuration. Wait, there is no xclock on the server; however it is installed on another server.

Here is what I did.

 [root@hawk ~]# which xclock
 /usr/X11R6/bin/xclock
 [root@hawk ~]# rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/X11R6/bin/xclock
 xorg-x11-tools-6.8.2-1.EL.18
 [root@hawk ~]#

 

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