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RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a package management system.

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Why is rpm -qa showing nothing in Ubuntu?

I am doing dpkg -l and it is listing all installed packages, but rpm -qa is not showing anything. Why is this the case? Do I have to make some changes so that rpm will also display the installed ...
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verify ownership on all files and directories associated with packages

In the Redhat, we can verify ownership on all files and directories associated with packages by using the following command: # rpm -Va | grep '^......U' Is there any equivalent command for Ubuntu? ...
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CentOS lxc on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to use CentOS 6.5 lxc on Ubuntu 12.04, but I have problems with installing rpm package on CentOS. Here's the error: [root@pgr ~]# rpm -ivh ...
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db5 error(-30969) from dbenv->open: BDB0091 DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version mismatch

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and trying to unzip rpm file like sudo alien --scripts -d oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm I am getting like error: db5 error(-30969) from dbenv->open: BDB0091 ...
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Removing a channel in smart package manager (smartpm)

with python-rpm and python-smartpm installed, I seem to have smart package manager installed on my 12.04 machine. It also populated with some default package channels - which I don't need at all. I ...
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RPM: building rpm package from a .src file [duplicate]

I have a .src file ( a source file of a rpm ) Is it possible to rebuild a full rpm package from that source file ? And also can i rebuild that .src file to a dpkg package for installing deb based os. ...
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Extracting multiple rpm files and overwrite existing files

I have a bunch of rpm files in a directory, where all rpm files are extracted as /usr/.. I would like to extract all rpm files and overwrite existing files. I normally do that with file-roller -f ...
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Unable to install Oracle SQL Developer 4.0.2 (4.0.2.15.21) from rpm file

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (using Update Manager), and it works fine with no issues. In which I am using SQL Developer 3.2.20.09 and it works fine. Now a newer version was released on May ...
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How to install Jupiter on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have made some research how to install Jupiter on Ubuntu 14.04: In therory: download the program (noarch.rpm) from sourceforge convert .rpm into .deb, by using alien program; add missing jupiter ...
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Install rpm on machine without network access

I am debugging my computer which is running Ubuntu. I got a driver for PCIE and I need to install this driver. So first I need to run this command: rpmbuild -tb igb.tar.gz, however I'm getting the ...
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missing a command during running alien to convert a .rpm - .deb

I need to generate this .rpm file with alien to .deb and then i need to sudo dpkg -i the.deb file But in terminal it does not show me it has converted it. Im sure its a small command that im not ...
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Problem with deb installation alien converter

I tried to install unsupported jupiter on Ubuntu 14.04, I got the jupiter-0.1.7-1.noarch.rpm from sourceforge and converted to deb with: sudo alien -k jupiter-0.1.7-1.noarch.rpm then alien ...
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Can I use RPM packages in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

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 ? ...
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Convert RPM file to ISO file [closed]

I want to download an OS. I have two options: either downloading ISO file directly via remote link. Or Downloading RPM package via BitTorrent I want to download via BitTorrent. However, I want ...
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What's the equivalent of rpm -qc PACKAGE_NAME in Ubuntu?

# rpm -qc PACKAGE_NAME lists the configuration files contained in that RPM package, in a Red Hat-like OS. What's it's equivalent command in an Ubuntu/Debian-based OS?
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Installing mysql 5.1 with Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, I need to install mysql 5.1 in that. Following steps I performed: Other things to be installed: Run this command to install alien and other necessary packages if not ...
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telling alien to install under /usr/lib instead of /usr/lib64

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 ...
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VFS 495 finger print reader not working in Ubuntu

I have HP Probook 450 and it has integrated finger print reader VFS 495 from Validity Inc. I have Linux drivers from the HP site. Now I want to make it work it in Ubuntu. The drivers are in rpm format ...
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Configuring Novel iPrint client on ubuntu 13.10

Recently I have struggled a lot to make Novel iPrint client to work on my laptop. I need it to use Follow Me printers in our university(you can take your print form any printer). Using this tutorial ...
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How do I convert a x86 RPM to a x86 DEB within a x64 system?

In my case the software I am trying to convert is the Lacie lightscribe labeler. 1.- I renamed the RPM mv LaCie\ LightScribe\ Labeler\ 1.0\ Linux.rpm lacie-lightscribe-labeler-1.0.rpm 2.- Convert ...
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What is the differences between RPM package manager and Alien software?

An app required me to install RPM package to install .rpm files. But as far as I know, there is another software called "alien". What is the difference between this two? I couldn't manage to find on ...
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What is the systemctl equivalent

I am converting a package from .rpm to .deb using this tutorial. However, to test and debug the application I need to run it. The programs readme explains to run it as a service with: systemctl ...
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converting rpm file to debian fle

Please any one give the solution for this whenever I try to convert the rpm file to deb file I always get this problem error: /home/sumantakar/Documents/TestRPM.rpm: not an rpm package (or package ...
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DRM different on CentOS than Ubuntu?

Amazon Prime Instant Video runs on top of the Adobe Macromedia flash-plugin and works on 32bit and 64bit versions of CentOS Linux out-of-the-box. Why does it not work on Ubuntu? Is there a ...
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How can I batch convert .rpms to .debs in Ubuntu?

I want to install the daily current build of LibreOffice in Ubuntu but they only make it available in .rpms. I know I'm supposed to use Alien to convet .rpms to .debs but I can't find a command to ...
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convert rpm to deb failed install maya [duplicate]

When i use alien convert rpm to deb, it doesn't work. here is feedback. maya version: hotfix4 Ubuntu: 11.10 LANG=C rpm -qp --queryformat %{NAME} 'Maya2012_0_64-2012.0-499.x86_64.rpm' LANG=C ...
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How to convert RPM package to a format meaningful to Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm using a special program that has only .rpm version available as installer. As I need to run it on Ubuntu, Is there a way to install it in Ubuntu?
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I have a rpm file how do I convert to deb file for running on ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and manage RPMs? I have a *.rpm file that I like to install on Ubuntu. Is it possible to convert a *.rpm to *.deb package?
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Unknown Folder on System root /.rpmdb

Can somebody explain what the /.rpmdb folder in the root directory is for? Which application creates it and is using it?
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Are CentOS programs compatible with Ubuntu?

It's a long story, but it ends with me having Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Compaq Evo D500 computer and a bunch of CentOS programs on a thumb drive. I was just wondering if these would be compatible ...
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Which DNSExit client to download for Natty (11.04)? Rpm or Deb?

I have an Ubuntu 11.04 server set up to host some websites and I have a dynamic IP address. I am using DNSExit.com to handle the DNS routing to the IP address and would like to install their DNS ...
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Problem with RPM to DEB conversion by using alien

I am facing problem with installing my laptop drivers which are in rpm package. I have tried to install them bu using 'alien', but unfortunately that did not work. It is generating warning when I ...
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Installing Mandriva ROSA rocket launcher in Ubuntu KDE

I have a desktop computer in which I have installed the Mandriva 2011, it has a new application menu launcher like Unity, and is called ROSA Rocket launcher. I feel that this a better application ...
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Is it possible to change the package management system?

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 ...
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Install mysql 5.6 from RPM [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 11.10 (64bit) I has installed MySql server 5.1 which installs automatically, from synaptic. For some reason I find that I need upgrade to version 5.6 but I can't find .deb file for do ...
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How to Install rpm with dependences [closed]

I've an .rpm file that I need to install on ubuntu 11.04 x64 bits on my core i5 laptop (it is actually some device driver). I've tried to convert it using alien but reports an error for me stating ...
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Wanted to install RPM based software or application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and manage RPMs? As I see more application/softwares are distributed in rpm format, I would like to know if I should choice from the below two. YUM ...
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Installing MySQL-server-5.5.15-1.linux2.6.i386.rpm [closed]

I downloaded MySQL-server-5.5.15-1.linux2.6.i386.rpm from mysql.com. But I don't know how to install it.
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How do I extract a RPM file?

I've RPM file of which I want to examine its file contents. For .deb packages, I can use dpkg -x file.deb to extract it. What is the equivalent command for a .rpm file? I'm looking for a command-line ...
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How to get RPM install in my Ubuntu Linux system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and manage RPMs in Ubuntu I can't open softeware of git-0.99.1.rpm. So , I need the rpm command to install git-0.99.1.rpm. Is there any supply for the ...
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Alien deletes .deb when converting from .rpm

I'm trying to convert .rpm to .deb using alien. sudo alien -k libtetra-1.0.0-2.i386.rpm Alien says that: libtetra-1.0.0-2.i386.deb generated But when I check the folder - there is just original ...
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Alien deletes the .deb generated before I can install it

After I "alien" a .rpm file, i see freego_4.5-2_i386.deb, generated but can't find the file afterwatds. Then trying alien -i results in an error message stating the .deb file couldn't be found What ...
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How to install Revolution R Enterprise, an rpm, when alien fails?

Revolution R Enterprise is available as a red-hat rpm file. Normally I would use alien to install an rpm file as explained in another more generic question about installing rpms , but the instructions ...
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What is the apt equivalent to “rpm -V” (Verify installed packages)

On a RedHat/CentOS system, I can verify the installed RPMs on my system using rpm -V. What is the Ubuntu or apt equivalent of this command?
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Can you get a Source RPM to build as a DEB?

The manufacturer of our printer (Canon) does provide Linux printer drivers for most its printers. However, they are all 32bit and only the newer printer drivers are available in both DEB and RPM. The ...
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How do I install and manage RPMs?

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?