Installing a RMP file in Linux
youngbar at insightbb.com
Wed Jul 20 13:14:43 UTC 2005
How do you do the compile? I am pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux.
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Subject: Re: Installing a RMP file in Linux
> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 07:51:52 -0500, youngbar at insightbb.com wrote
>> What is the best way to install a RPM file in Ubuntu?
> a) Get the original sources and do a clean install by compiling it
> b) convert the 'rpm' to 'deb' via 'alien'.
> I prefer a) in combination with the use of 'checkinstall'.
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