flipper88 at sdf.org
Tue Oct 1 17:13:23 UTC 2013
On 2013-10-01 11:59, Karl Auer wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-10-01 at 16:30 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
>> I have tried to Google for this but the term is too vague - I am
>> getting thousands of unrelated links. (Almost all of which say "use
>> `alien` as I said.)
> Well what I did was this:
> sudo apt-get install rpm
> man rpm
> Alternatively use alien to convert the .rpm file to a .deb file, then
> install the .deb as you would any other Ubuntu/Debian package. When I
> google "install rpm package ubuntu", the very first link is this one,
> which seems OK (I haven't used alien myself though):
> Let us know how you go.
> Regards, K.
> Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)
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I beleive that the program is called alien.
sudo apt-get -y install alien*
The astrerix signifies to apt to go ahead and install all dependencies
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