How to install .deb packages on Fedora?

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; […]

Additional Repositories for Fedora Linux

Fedora’s repositories provide most of the software packages needed when using Linux. However, for various consideration, they do not provide some packages, such as MPlayer, ffmpeg. Fortunately, some community maintained repository provides these software. And they may also package propriety software, such as ATI fglrx dive, NVIDIA driver, into rpm packages. In this post, we […]