RPM (RPM Package Manager format) is a well known software package format used in many Linux distributions. To make installation easier, the components of GENESIS 3 are available in RPM packages here. To be able to run the gshell to go through tutorial 1, you need to install the following software components:
To install an rpm (in this case the model-container), you would use the following options with the rpm command:
rpm -ivh model-container-0.0.0-alpha.x86_64.rpm
A prompt will appear showing the installation progress. If an error occurs, such as a missing dependency, it will be printed on the screen.
If you wish to view the contents of an RPM package you can do so with the following flags:
rpm -qlp developer-0.0.0-alpha.noarch.rpm
A snippet of the output shows the listing of all files and directories that are to be created on the target machine: