Posted by : Shubham Pandey Wednesday, February 3


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DEB or Debian Package is an installation package which is compatible to Ubuntu and Ubuntu Based Operating Systems while
RPM or Red-hat Package Manager is an installation package which is compatible to RedHat Based Operating Systems.

And sometimes just sometimes we get stuck with the other kind of file in the the other kind of system, but not to worry mostly you can just convert the file to the other format by following these simple steps.


For converting RPM To DEB you have to follow these steps


  1. First we need a software package which is available on Ubuntu Based Systems. Run below command to install alien and other essentials.
    sudo apt-get install alien dpkg-dev debhelper build-essential
  2. Now we convert the file run:
    sudo alien path/filename.rpm
  3. Now we can install the deb file just run:
    sudo dpkg -i path/filename.deb

For converting DEB To RPM you have to follow these steps

  1. Firt we need a software package which is available on Red-hat Based Systems. Run below command to install alien and other essentials.
    yum -y install alien
  2. Now we convert the file run:
    sudo alien -r path/filename.deb
  3. Now we can install the deb file just run:
    sudo rpm -Uvh path/filename.rpm



Well everything is just really about compatibility, if all the dependencies are satisfied then you are good to go.


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