Re: Installation of SEPLib on Debian Woody
Incoming from Brad Camroux:
> On February 18, 2004 10:01 pm, Jacob Schroeder wrote:
> > > ...but I can't seem to use RPMs on my system. Any help would be
> > > greatly appreciated.
> > What did you use to try and install the rpm? Did you convert it to
> > a .deb using alien first?
> Hmm... I don't know about alien... think I may have heard of it, but
> have never actually tried to use it. I just tried to install using
> rpm -i
Bad idea. On Debian, use .debs.
> gandalf:/home/frodo/Downloads# rpm -i seplib-local-6.0-1.i386.rpm
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - No such file or
> directory (2)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> Not sure why there is no Packages database....
But like I said, use alien and install the .deb.
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