loading .rpm programmes into Ubuntu 7.04

Neil Dugan ubuntu at butterflystitches.com.au
Mon Jun 4 02:33:31 BST 2007

John France wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new to Ubuntu/Linux and having trouble loading LimeWire.
> The programme has .rpm as it's archive. 
> Ubuntu's archive manager doesn't recognise it.
> How do I load it?
> Regards
> John France

Hi John

Use the alien package to convert the .rpm to a .deb then it should 
install OK.

Regards Neil.

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