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How to install rpm packages in Ubuntu?

Oct 12, 2011, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])


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"Many application files are available as both as deb packges as well as in .rpm format s but sometimes we may find that the aplication that we need to install is in amother format than what we actually need. So the only plausible way to install it would be to convert one package format to another.

Before starting the conversion we need to install ALIEN which helps us to do the conversion. FYI Alien is a program that converts the rpm, dpkg, stampede slp, and slackware tgz file formats into each other.

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