Sean Feeney
Architect of the digital age

Convert deb packages to rpm packages in Fedora

28 December 2010

  1. Download alien at
  2. su root
  3. Extract package and cd to the directory.
perl Makefile.PL; make; make install yum groupinstall "Development Tools" yum install rpmdevtools
  1. su back to your normal user
cd ~; rpmdev-setuptree
  1. To convert (must be root):
alien --to-rpm something.deb

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