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kartik_mistry 05-14-2004 07:11 PM

Is there any way to install .deb package to Fedora
Some .deb packages i have which is for Debian distribution
But i have Fedora, is there any utility that i can install it on my System ?

Help me

Wandering_Dru 05-14-2004 07:28 PM

You would be better off finding RedHat/Fedora RPMs of the packages in question but if that's not possible, take a look at alien. It converts between package types (but not always successfully).

kartik_mistry 05-14-2004 07:55 PM

Thanks for Support
Alien is very good (yet some problem is there !)

CBlue 05-15-2004 04:02 AM

That's why it's best to only use fedora packages first, redhat second, then source. Try to avoid using packages created for another distro if at all possible. Your system will run better that way.

NotSoSoftware 06-18-2009 05:36 PM

apt is supposed to be able to do it from the command line. Install via yum:
yum install apt
as root, of course. However, with a little persistence, anything packaged as a deb should also come as an rpm.

milomak 06-18-2009 06:07 PM


search for packages for your fedora install

EDIT: Take note of the required packages

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