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Old 05-01-2008, 10:09 AM   #1
Greebstreebling
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Smile installing an rpm package on Debian 4.0


Hi all, I have debian 4.0 and wish to install gpsBabel mapping software. I looked on the gpsBabel website but the software is not available as a debian package, just as rpm. Is it possible to install an rpm package onto a debian system and if so how might I do this?

Many thanks for any destructions,

Greeb
 
Old 05-01-2008, 10:24 AM   #2
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You can try alien to convert rpm to deb. Just two step away to do that:
Code:
apt-get install alien
alien -d file.rpm

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