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Old 04-03-2006, 12:14 AM   #1
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RPM packages


Hi,

I'm trying to install Maya,which is a RPM file.Is there any way to install it on DSL?And I want to use .deb installs too,are they supported by DSL?

thanx in advance
 
Old 04-03-2006, 12:42 AM   #2
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you could use alien to convert packages to other types

DSL uses DEB as its package management system, so yes, .deb is the preferred way to install software on dsl
 
Old 04-03-2006, 02:15 PM   #3
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before installing any .deb packages, you need to use DSL's menu options "enable GNU Tools" and "Install APT" (and optionally "Install Synaptic)
 
  


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