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Re: [SLE] Can you use Debian packages in SuSE
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 00:16:17 +0200
  • Message-id: <200305210016.17805.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 21 May 2003 00.12, Darrell Cormier wrote:
> I am not even remotely familiar with Debian, however, there is a debian
> package that I would like to be able to use. Can Debian packages (i.e.
> package_name.deb) be used in SuSE?

You can convert the .deb to rpm format with alien. If you're really lucky you
might even be able to use it :)

Install alien.rpm from the SuSE CDs

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