Alien or how to import a rpm package on a debian OS

Alien or how to import a rpm package on a debian OS

Posted By: pmietlicki

Published to Linux on Jun 04, 2015

It is possible to install a rpm package on a debian system by using "alien" command. It can convert rpm packages to deb packages and vice versa.

Example :

fakeroot alien --to-deb phpMyAdmin-2.0.5-1.noarch.rpm

This command will generate phpmyadmin_2.0.5-2_all.deb package.

Tags: alien, Debian, linux

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