Thursday, October 15, 2009

Software Package converter for Ubuntu Linux.

If Ubuntu is your Linux Operating System and you need a software to convert packages between RPM, DEB, etc., then here are the solutions.

1. package-converter :

This software can be downloaded at the below link,

This software can be used to convert from/to .rpm, .deb, .tgz, .slp, .lsb, .pkg etc.  I have tested the software under Ubuntu Netbook remix 9.04. The command to run the software is "package-converter".

2. alien:

This package comes with ubuntu and can be downloaded from Ubuntu sites.

It converts RPM packages into DEB packages.

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