The RPM file is a special tool for searching, downloading, and installing packages with programs, in addition to the file .rpm can be used to obtain data about packages already installed and information about their removal.
📌 How to open the .rpm file?
This file extension can be converted into other formats, such as .deb, which will be used in the Debian operating system. To open a file that has an extension .rpm within Linux will require appropriate software such as the official Red Hat Package Manager or Alien application. Open the RPM file on the Mac OS system, possibly using the Incredible Bee Archiver or The Unarchiver software complexes. Remarkably so. rpm extension is responsible for controlling the dependency of some packages during installation or removal of packages. This type of file is particularly popular among developers of various installation packages for the Linux platform.
📚 Details about the .rpm file.
It is worth noting that Linux Red Hat distributions, as well as others, can be shipped as collections from many RPM software packages, some of which are used in the installation process. There are also additional packages containing databases and compressed files that are loaded and installed later from the distribution or other sources.
The RPM extension was originally developed for Red Hat Linux, but after a while, the file format was extended to other Linux distributions. The Hat Package was introduced in the Linux platform area. More rarely, Red Hat is also used in the Mac OS operating system.