Converting RPM packages

Grumpy grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Tue Jan 2 21:47:40 GMT 2007


On Tuesday 02 January 2007 14:19, claydoh wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 January 2007 4:04 pm, Grumpy wrote:
> > > First off, the software will not work in Edgy, but does work in Dapper
> > > (unless they have released a newer version of the lightscribe software)
> > >
> > > In Konsole, cd to the directory containing the rpm files
> > >
> > > i.e.:
> > > cd ~/My_RPM_dir/  ##the '~' is a shortcut /home/<your-username>
> > >
> > > then issue this command :
> > > sudo alien --scripts bla-xxxx.rpm  ##substitiute the name of the rpm
> > > file here
> > >
> > > Then install the resulting deb files as usual:
> > > sudo dpkg -i bla-xxxx.deb
> >
> > Yeah I see what's happening I get a segfault
> >
> > --
> > Registered Linux Mangler #003
> > Some people lean from books
> > some people learn fro experience
> > and some people just keep peeing on the electric fence
> > Will Rodgers
>
> It was compiled using "older" libraries that Edgy does not use, but other
> distros may include as a "compatibility" package. The software did not work
> in Fedora Core 6 for me either. I installed Dapper in a dual boot on this
> machine just to see if it worked, and it did :)
no biggie I'm dual booting Mandriva 2007 on this box
>
> http://www.claydoh.com/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=19
>
> :D

-- 
Registered Linux Mangler #003
Some people lean from books
some people learn fro experience
and some people just keep peeing on the electric fence
Will Rodgers



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