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Old 11-25-2005, 04:08 PM   #1
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How can I get the rpm command and rpm build command on my Debian box?


How can I get the rpm command and rpm build command on my Debian box?
 
Old 11-25-2005, 04:39 PM   #2
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http://packages.debian.org/stable/admin/rpm
http://www.newlinuxuser.com/howto-in...-a-debian-box/

Hi I never used debian but I want to try it so I read as much as i can i found that debian will not allow a rpm package to install directly, as a walk around, you
can use alien to change rpm to deb.

I hope some of this helps. TA TA
 
Old 11-25-2005, 04:40 PM   #3
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What do you wantr to do with it? Debian uses .deb packages. You could try something like Alien, but it really will mean that YMMV.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 11:02 AM   #4
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Any one here a echo?
 
Old 11-28-2005, 11:03 AM   #5
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JK
 
Old 11-28-2005, 12:24 PM   #6
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I've never tried it but have noticed that Debian has (or perhaps used to have) rpm available for install on its official distribution. It even suggested I install it once.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 12:38 PM   #7
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I have used aline many times to get some rpm package installed on my Debian system. Just do:
Code:
apt-get  update
apt-get install alien
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