alien - convert and install rpm and other packages

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Repository Ubuntu Main i386
Package filename alien_8.90_all.deb
Package name alien
Package version 8.90
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 52.83 KB
Installed size 210 B
Alien allows you to convert LSB, Red Hat, Stampede and Slackware Packages
into Debian packages, which can be installed with dpkg.
It can also generate packages of any of the other formats.
This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alien_8.90_all.deb 8.90 all Ubuntu Main
alien - - -


Name Value
cpio -
debhelper >= 7
dpkg-dev -
make -
perl -
rpm >= 2.4.4-2
rpm2cpio -


Type URL
Binary Package alien_8.90_all.deb
Source Package alien

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install alien deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install alien



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ant-optional-gcj_1.9.3-2build1_i386.deb Java based build tool like make - optional libraries (GCJ)
ant-optional_1.9.3-2build1_all.deb Java based build tool like make - optional libraries
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