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Re: rpm packages - alien


"apt-get update" should do the trick and do not forget to add the Debian
FTP-Server (or any mirror nearby) to your /etc/apt/sources.list.


On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 10:13, Uwe Dippel wrote:
> I have to install am rpm-package (Radeon driver) in Woody.
> Newbie as I am, I found alien to use rpms.
> But an apt-get install alien gets me
> Package alien has no available version, but exists in the database.
> This typically means that the package was mentioned in a dependency and
> never uploaded, has been obsoleted or is not available with the contents
> of sources.list
> A google search only delivered 2 portuguese (!!??) pages.
> Any help appreciated,
> Uwe

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