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Re: alien: is it used to install or convert rpms?

Martin Str|mberg wrote:
> Now my questions. Is alien supposed to install rpms, or to convert
> them to debs, which can be installed?

Alien is used to convert to debs. It has an optional flag (-i) that makes it
install the converted package too, but by default, it just dumps a shiney
new .deb in the current directory.

see shy jo

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