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Dec
09

Converting RPM Packages To DEB


This page describes the process of converting an RPM package into a DEB package. DEB packages are used by Ubuntu package manager for installing applications. RPM is used by Red Hat Distribution. The binaries are compatible but the package are not.

Requirements

  • Ubuntu Linux
  • An RPM package to convert
sudo apt-get install alien dpkg-dev debhelper build-essential
sudo alien --scripts pkg-name.rpm
sudo dpkg -i pkg-name.deb
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