can i install an .rpm

david nux at
Sun Jul 10 16:09:53 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-10 at 21:00 +0500, Mustafa Abbasi wrote:
> i downloaded this utilty from the seagate website 
> but its in rpm format

You can convert it into a .deb by using the "alien" tool.

sudo alien -k name.of.rpm

Then, when it's converted, install it as usual (dpkg -i ...).



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