can i install an .rpm

Lee Braiden lee_b at
Sun Jul 10 16:08:54 UTC 2005

On Sunday 10 Jul 2005 17:00, Mustafa Abbasi wrote:
> i downloaded this utilty from the seagate website
> but its in rpm format

Yep.  Install alien, then do:

  alien rpmfile

and then install the deb file it creates.  You have to run alien as root, if I 
recall correctly (haven't used it in ages, myself).  Might be able to use 
various arguments to work around that.

Lee Braiden
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