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Alien Package Converter


Convert instalation packages to four different formats





One of the problems faced by programmers is deciding in what format they should offer their programs. It also affects the end user as, for example, if you have Ubuntu, it is better to use a programs with the extension DEB rather than RPM.

Alien Package Converter is a free application that lets you convert installation packages into four different formats, so you can tailor the installation of a program to suite the distribution you are using.

Having no graphical interface, it can be a bit complicated to use, so it is advisable to take a look at the manual (man alien) first.
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