Howto Install .rpm Files in Debian

Some time you might find some applications are having only .rpm files but you want a .deb package for your debian,Ubuntu and other debian derived ditributions.If you can’t find .deb debian package in any of the debian,ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien package converter to install the .rpm file.

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3 Responses to Howto Install .rpm Files in Debian

  1. MadRoot says:

    use alien

    $sudo apt-get install alien

    $sudo alien -k archive.i386.rpm

    $sudo dpkg -i archive.i386.deb

  2. mohan says:

    i don’t possess alien in my debian repositories

  3. nitro_man says:

    This worked for me. thanks!

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