A friend of mine uses RPM and has many custom in house developed packages of his own and wants to switch to Ubuntu. The question he asked me was; Can I use RPM packages with Ubuntu instead of .deb ? ...
I'm trying to convert mysql 5.0 rpm's from oracle (specifically, http://downloads.mysql.com/archives/get/file/MySQL-shared-5.0.96-1.glibc23.x86_64.rpm) from .rpm to .deb in order to install them on ...
I took a look at CentOS recently and was amazed, but I also remembered dabbling in Fedora when release 16 came out and recall being horrified by the awfulness of rpm. I cannot stand anything other ...
I have a burning desire to install RPMs onto my Ubuntu installation - is this possible? Can I use Yum - or another RPM Package Management tool?