How can i find out, what files a RPM is provding?

Gain Paolo Mureddu gmureddu at
Tue Feb 1 01:36:49 UTC 2005

Roger Grosswiler wrote:

> Hi,
> i want to check, whether i have installed on my system. This 
> must have been happened via yum - so rpm.
> yum provides is extremly slow on this machine, so i would like to 
> check this with rpm. So how can i find out, whick rpm-package is 
> providing Tar .pm?
> Thanks a lot
> Roger
If you want to list the contents of a package, jus do:

rpm -qpl Tar.rpm

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