(Solved) Trying to install the .Deb Package Converter

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(Solved) Trying to install the .Deb Package Converter

Postby MrGoodguy on Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:06 am

Hi,
Im trying to install the Alien frontend GUI Package Converter on to my Linux Mint 12 OS. I have tried using Ubuntu Software Center with no luck.
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Re: Trying to install the .Deb Package Converter

Postby viking777 on Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:38 am

Instructions here:

http://www.upubuntu.com/2013/02/package ... i-for.html

Or get the deb directly package from here:

http://foxoman.googlecode.com/files/pac ... -2_all.deb

Before you get too excited about the idea it has been my experience that alien converted packages don't always work. Usually they have some dependency which is not satisfiable, and if it was satisfiable then a 'native' package would exist and you wouldn't have to convert the package in the first place. YMMV as they say :)
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Re: Trying to install the .Deb Package Converter

Postby MrGoodguy on Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:20 am

The direct link worked a treat :) Thanks heaps.
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