Convert rpm to deb

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at
Sun Jun 19 13:08:48 UTC 2005

On za, 2005-06-18 at 21:02 +0800, douglas at wrote:

> I am new to linux and Ubuntu.
> I have a file in rpm and how can I install it in Ubuntu. How can I convert it to
> deb. Would someone point me to Ubuntu Guide.

Are you really sure there is no .deb version of what you want to
install, even in Universe or Multiverse?

If you are sure you need the rpm, you can use the command 'alien' to
convert it to a .deb file.
Dennis K.
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