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Old 04-13-2005, 03:04 AM   #1
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using alien to convert rpm to deb.

im trying to convert some rpm pkg to deb pkg using alien. what do you think about about? is it wise to do so? here im trying to convert AdobeReader_enu-7.0.0-1.i386.rpm to deb pkg.

Old 04-13-2005, 03:15 AM   #2
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i done it before (for the ati drivers) and it wasnt a problem

and there is a deb here if you want

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Old 04-13-2005, 04:14 AM   #3
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that is really great i did not know there is this site with acrobat reader available. thank you very much Heema.

btw can i add the site in apt-get and then use synaptic to d/l the pkg i want?

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