Compare the RPM packages installed on two different servers

Setting up new servers can be a pain if you’re not able to clone them from a server that is known to be working. Many VPS providers, like Slicehost, allow you to clone a system to a new system. Without that option, you can pull a list of RPM’s without their version number for a fairly quick and basic comparison. First, pull a list of RPM package by name only:...

2009-03-10 · 1 min · Major Hayden