Linux Tutorials on the topic “ubuntu”

  • Creating .deb-Packages With Checkinstall

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 3

    Creating .deb-Packages With Checkinstall Checkinstall is a nice tool to create simple .deb-packages that you can use in your local network (e.g. if you have to install the same piece of software on multiple computers running Debian). It lets you compile and install software from the sources like before, but with the difference that you end up with a simple Debian package which also means that you can easily uninstall the software you just compiled by running dpkg -r!

  • Converting .rpm Packages To Debian/Ubuntu .deb Format With Alien

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 5

    Converting .rpm Packages To Debian/Ubuntu .deb Format With Alien This article shows how you can convert .rpm packages to .deb packages with a tool called alien so that you can easily install them on Debian and Ubuntu systems. Sometimes this is quite convenient as not all software projects release their software as Debian/Ubuntu packages.