How to install the alien command on CentOS 7 to convert .deb to .rpm? alien is already in EPEL and it makes it quite easy to install it in CentOS 7. First, enable EPEL following this tutorials. Then, install alien by # yum install alien Then alien should be ready: # yum info alien Installed […]
How to list all files from a .deb package like rpm -ql on RPM based systems? Use this command dpkg -L pkg_name More on the dpkg command, check dpkg manual. Answered by Eric Z Ma.
I come across some closed source software that only provides .deb packages. Fedora manages packages with rpm/yum. How to install the .deb packages on Fedora? Alien is a tool to convert .deb package to .rpm package: http://joeyh.name/code/alien/ To download and install alien: $ wget http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/main/a/alien/alien_8.88.tar.gz $ tar xf alien_8.888.tar.gz $ cd alien $ perl Makefile.PL; […]