|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: System Administration Guide
|Chapter 15. Package Management with RPM
RPM is an extremely complex utility with many options and methods for querying, installing, upgrading, and removing packages. Refer to the following resources to learn more about RPM.
rpm --help — This command displays a quick reference of RPM parameters.
man rpm — The RPM man page gives more detail about RPM parameters than the rpm --help command.
Red Hat RPM Guide by Eric Foster-Johnson; Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated — This book is a comprehensive guide to RPM, from installing package to building RPMs.