Alien convert different installation

Convert different installation packages to other formats. More information: alien - manned.org.

  • Convert a specific installation file to Debian format (.deb extension):

sudo alien --to-deb {{path/to/file}}

  • Convert a specific installation file to Red Hat format (.rpm extension):

sudo alien --to-rpm {{path/to/file}}

  • Convert a specific installation file to a Slackware installation file (.tgz extension):

sudo alien --to-tgz {{path/to/file}}

  • Convert a specific installation file to Debian format and install on the system:

sudo alien --to-deb --install {{path/to/file}}