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How to install the RPM Package on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is an excellent Operating System and we can find almost any package through Software Centers or PPA but sometime the software is not available in deb/ppa but only in rpm format than we can convert the rpm file into deb format very easily using one command.

Let’s check that unison package is install or not:

unison -version

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Suppose, we have unison package in rpm format only 😦

ls

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Installing RPMforge Repository on CentOS 6

 If you’re looking for a package on CentOS and can’t find in the main repos then there’s a good chance that you can find it, in the RPMforge repository.

RPMforge is a collaboration of packagers and is not part of Red Hat or CentOS but is designed to work with those distributions.

Download the rpmforge-release package:

I am using x86_64 server, so I will download the x86_64 package:

wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

Install DAG’s GPG key:

sudo rpm --import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt

Verify the package you have downloaded:

sudo rpm -K rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.*.rpm

Install the package:

sudo rpm -i rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.*.rpm

Try to install some package, that failed before installing rpmforge repository:

Hope this will help you!

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