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convert .rpm to .deb using alien

Terminal - convert .rpm to .deb using alien
sudo alien --to-deb Your_PackAge.rpm
2009-09-27 13:49:07
User: eastwind
Functions: sudo
convert .rpm to .deb using alien

convert to debian package file (deb) a redhat package file (rpm) , then you can install it by using dpkg , require alien package ( sudo apt-get install alien first )


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
alien -r -c file.deb
2009-08-17 05:53:15

converts between Red Hat rpm, Debian deb, Stampede slp, Slackware tgz, and Solaris pkg file formats ... It also supports LSB packages.

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What others think

You don't need sudo to run alien. Of course you do need it to run dpkg/apt-get/whatever.

Comment by bwoodacre 314 weeks and 2 days ago

On my distro , it s required . At first I also think it does'nt need sudo but shell asked me for psswd . The alternative do the reverse (from deb to rpm ) of what my cli does (from rpm to deb ).

Comment by eastwind 314 weeks and 1 day ago

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