Re: Help: cannot use alien
> I used alien like the following:
> alien -d xxxx.rpm
> but an error msg was printed out:
> sh: cpio command not found.
Exactly what it says - install cpio
pick:/$ dpkg -s cpio
Status: install ok installed
Maintainer: Brian Mays <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Replaces: mt-st, cpio-mt
Conflicts: mt-st, cpio-mt
Description: GNU cpio -- a program to manage archives of files.
GNU cpio is a tool for creating and extracting archives, or copying
files from one place to another. It handles a number of cpio formats
as well as reading and writing tar files.
This package also includes rmt, the remote tape server, and GNU mt, a
tape drive control program. The mt program is essential for magnetic
tape drive users. Debian's version of GNU mt supports SCSI tape
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