Re: the first week with mulinux

From: Joshua Hudson (
Date: Fri Mar 22 2002 - 17:38:06 CET

>From: Dirk Heilemann <>
>Tip: to unpack RPMS use MidnightCommander on a system
>with RPM. Press [Enter] on the *.rpm and you see a >file "CONTENTS.cpio".
>Press [Enter] again to see it's
>contents. There you have the files! mc is so cool!

No RPM system? Look on tomsrtbt for unrpm--
It reads a RPM file from stdin & writes the
cpio file to stdout. cpio is also on tom.

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