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by Graham Williams
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Alien Packages

is certainly the leader in terms of installed base. Some packages (particularly commercial packages) are available as packages (with the rpm extension). These can usually be installed in Debian with little effort. The alien package is required to convert the rpm into deb format which can then be installed. This is taken care of by wajig:

  $ wajig rpminstall gmyclient-0.0.91b-1.i386.rpm


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