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list installed package on CentOS, without formatting overhead

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In order to make the same installation on two servers where all was installed via yum/rpm, I want to dump a list of all installed packages on the first server.

My problem is if I just "yum list installed", some weird formatting prints packages information on 2 lines...
I have to

 # yum list installed | awk '{print $1}' 
 | grep -v '@' | grep -vE '^[0-9]'

Is there a cleaner way?

 # rpm -aq

Is not OK because it includes version in a way it's more hard to parse just the package name.

posted Aug 29, 2013 by Luv Kumar

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1 Answer

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rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}n"
rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}.%{ARCH}n"

answer Aug 29, 2013 by Sheetal Chauhan
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