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how to install rpm package using ubuntu

Postby puterait2020 » Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:32 am

i have install yum package on ubuntu software centre but i can use that package , can you tell me how to use that yum package manager or you suggest me to use another package manager for installed non deb file ? i have try extract files and installed that rpm package but never success may be you can teach me how to did in a safe way without broken my configuration?
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Re: how to install rpm package using ubuntu

Postby Xanayoshi » Sat Oct 19, 2013 1:01 pm

* Install alien, its available in Debian, Ubuntu repository
* Convert rpm package using command “sudo alien -k some-rpm-package.rpm”
* Install it using this command “sudo dpkg -i some-rpm-package.deb

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Re: how to install rpm package using ubuntu

Postby Oscar Frank » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:56 am

Here is how to install rpm packages on ubuntu, linux mint, or debian

Install alien and all the dependencies it needs
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# apt-get install alien dpkg-dev debhelper build-essential

To convert a package from rpm to debian format
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# alien packagen.rpm

Finally, install your package !
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# dpkg -i package.deb

For more info, use
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$ alien -h
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Re: how to install rpm package using ubuntu

Postby BBOSAK2143 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:35 am

Now TheeMahn would never ever build an OS without those tools! Of course Ubuntu and some others most definitely will! Now what I used to do was simply open a terminal type sudo nautilus or nemo, go to the package right click properties put checkmark in allow executing as program. Close terminal, reopen drag/drop file in terminal after sudo entered again then click enter. Yes I know is on the crazy side, not severely rational but was simpler and of course was my first response after first using Linux. Still it does work and is quite quick! The way you state is a proper conversion to a deb and is greatly appreciated by those still learning along with the time you have spent to document it! Please do not stop as is great to continue having the most useful information on this forum! Best part of being here!!!!
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