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i install several application using yum in CentOS now i like to see the installed application path's where each component yum downloaded got installed how can i do that ?

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You can use rpm -ql PACKAGE_NAME or rpm -qpl /path/to/RPM/file to get the paths to all the files and directories that are managed by the RPM. If you're looking for the actual RPMs it downloaded, I believe it puts the download RPM's into /var/cache/yum/*.rpm.

  • Wrong on the path, but the rest is correct. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 3 '10 at 13:25
  • Ignacio, if you know the default path offhand, can you add it? I'll be happy to correct the answer. I don't run RPM-based distro at home, and I didn't feel like logging into my work computers to check. – Andrew M. Dec 5 '10 at 18:33
  • The yum cache is under /var/cache/yum. The packages will only be retained if the yum configuration states that they should be. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 6 '10 at 2:39

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