Install Package Converter in Ubuntu or Linux Mint

By Umair Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Package Converter is an alien frontend . Alien is a program that converts between Red Hat rpm, Debian deb, Stampede slp, Slackware tgz, and Solaris pkg file formats. If you want to use a package from another linux distribution than the one you have installed on your system, you can use alien to convert it to your preferred package format and install it. It also supports LSB packages. Package Converter is written using Realbasic.
Standard features:
  • convert between deb , rpm ,tgz , lsb, slp, pkg
  • support alien options
  • easy GUI

Installation of Package Converter in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, Open Terminal and Enter following commands:
sudo apt-get install alien fakeroot
sudo dpkg -i package-converter_3.0.0.2-2_all.deb && rm package-converter_3.0.0.2-2_all.deb


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