RPM Press Release

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| After seven months of comprehensive
| development, the popular Unix software packaging tool RPM Package
| Manager (RPM) was released as stable version 5.0.0. The relaunch of the
| RPM project in spring 2007 and today's following availability of RPM 5
| marks a major milestone for the previously rather Linux-centric RPM. RPM
| now finally evolved into a fully cross-platform and reusable software
| packaging tool.


NVClock 0.8 (Beta3) Released

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| Changes:
| * Geforce8 support
| * Rewritten lowlevel Geforce6/7 overclocking backend [experimental]
| * Added bios PLL table parsing for Geforce6/7/8 cards
| * Fanspeed adjustments for 8800 cards equipped with ADT7473 chips
| * Support for additional Geforce7 AGP cards
| * Add support for more NV-CONTROL OpenGL settings in GTK
| * Geforce6 fake Quadro bugfixes
| * Geforce6 pipeline modding bugfixes
| * Tons of bugfixes



I dunno what people mean when they talk about RPM hell

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| When people talk about RPM dependency hell, I really have no idea what
| they’re talking about. Here’s a factual look into RPM that should set the
| record straight: *
| Warning ahead: please note that I’m not gonna discuss Debian vs. Red Hat, but
| dpkg vs. RPM.
| RPM, combined with a good package manager such as Smart, is vastly superior
| to the competition...


The RPM Fusion Project

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| We aim to provide support for all 'current' versions of Fedora including
| devel, *
| for i386, ppc, ppc64 and x86_64.
| We hope to attract new Fedora packagers and many other 3rd party
| repositories.


First rpm.org-RPM version released

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| Recently the first version of rpm.org’s RPM tool was released. While it is
| only a minor version ( this release is a milestones because it is a
| coordinated release between the participating distributions. *


RPM Package Manager

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| Welcome to the home of the official RPM Package Manager (RPM) code base!


Install .rpm Files in Debian and Ubuntu

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| Some time you might find some applications are having only .rpm files but
| you want a .deb package for your debian,Ubuntu and other debian derived
| ditributions.If you can?t find .deb debian package in any of the
| debian,ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien
| package converter *to install the .rpm file.
| Alien is a program that converts between the rpm, dpkg, stampede slp,
| and slackware tgz file formats. If you want to use a package from
| another distribution than the one you have installed on your system, you
| can use alien to convert it to your preferred package format and install
| it.


Fedora Project to Help Revitalize RPM

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| The Fedora Project has announced plans to revitalize RPM, the package
| manager used by many Linux distros.


The future of RPM

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| We wanted to make sure those parties agreed that this was the right
| thing to do for their respective communities. We touched base with
| some of these people at the recent LSB conference, and the
| overwhelming community opinion there was in favor of what we are
| outlining here.


Feature plans for Fedora 9

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| Fedora 8 is out now and plans for Fedora 9 are made. The feature list is
| already in place and contains several entries.


RPM Fusion for Fedora

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| Time will tell if RPM Fusion will live up to its own expectations and will be
| able to provide a consistent and fully working 3rd party repository for
| Fedora 9 or even Fedora 8. *