alien - Install Debian and Slackware Packages with RPM

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic noarch
Package filename alien-8.95-alt7.noarch.rpm
Package name alien
Package version 8.95
Package release alt7
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category Archiving/Other
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 106.91 KB
Installed size 106.91 KB
Alien allows you to convert Debian, Slackware and Stampede Packages
into RPM packages. It can also convert RPM packages into Slackware,
Debian and Stampede packages.
This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.
It is recommended install dpkg package to full dpkg support.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alien - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/ar -
/usr/bin/perl -
/usr/share/perl5 -
perl( -
perl(File/ -
perl(Getopt/ -
perl( -
perl( -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -


Name Value
alien = 8.95-alt7:sisyphus+231982.100.2.1
perl(Alien/ -
perl(Alien/Package/ -
perl(Alien/Package/ -
perl(Alien/Package/ -
perl(Alien/Package/ -
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Type URL
Binary Package alien-8.95-alt7.noarch.rpm
Source Package alien-8.95-alt7.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install alien rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install alien




2019-06-13 - Andrey Cherepanov <> 8.95-alt7
- Store RPM scripts in plaintext format.
2018-07-10 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 8.95-alt6
- add control.tar.xz support (ALT bug 35145)
2017-08-06 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 8.95-alt5
- add /usr/bin/ar requires (ALT bug 30604)
2017-08-06 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 8.95-alt4
- fix data.tar hack
2017-08-06 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 8.95-alt3
- add data.tar.xz support (ALT bug 30594)
2017-01-05 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 8.95-alt2
- cleanup spec, fix project URL
2015-12-24 - Hihin Ruslan <> 8.95-alt1
- new version
2012-03-29 - Dmitriy Kruglikov <> 8.86-alt3
- Help message redirected into stdout
2012-03-28 - Dmitriy Kruglikov <> 8.86-alt2
- Added Option for adding the dependency list from file
2012-03-28 - Dmitriy Kruglikov <> 8.86-alt1
- Updated to 8.86

See Also

Package Description
alsa-set-initial-options-1.3-alt1.noarch.rpm Initial setup of alsa options
alsaplayer-full-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) player with all plugins
alsaplayer-gui-common-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Common files for Alsaplayer GUI interfaces
alsaplayer-plugins-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Alsaplayer plugins
alsaplayer-plugins-input-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Alsaplayer input plugins
alsaplayer-plugins-interface-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Alsaplayer interface plugins
alsaplayer-plugins-output-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Alsaplayer output plugins
alsaplayer-plugins-reader-0.99.80-alt11.3.noarch.rpm Alsaplayer reader plugins
alt-docs-apache2-0.2.1-alt1.noarch.rpm apache2-related config for ALT Linux documentation
alt-docs-genextras-0.3-alt5.noarch.rpm Script to generate ALT Linux Documentation Issues index
alt-docs-xsl-0.4-alt2.noarch.rpm All XSL stylesheets from ALT Linux Documentation Project
alt-docs-xsl-common-0.4-alt2.noarch.rpm Common stylesheets from ALT Linux Documentation Project
alt-docs-xsl-html-0.4-alt2.noarch.rpm HTML XSL stylesheets from ALT Linux Documentation Project
alt-docs-xsl-manpages-0.2-alt2.noarch.rpm XSL-stylesheets for compiling DocBook to manual pages
alt-docs-xsl-print-0.4-alt2.noarch.rpm Printable (XSL/FO) stylesheets from ALT Linux Documentation Project