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Asked by Kyle

What type of file do you have to have to install something that did not come in the system and is there something where I can install rpm files?

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Kyle

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bradleyd (bradleydsmith) said :
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you can build the software from the source, or you can install rpm and alien. Then type 'sudo alien -d your-rpmpackage.rpm'
Would try to build package from source if you can.

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Jo-Erlend Schinstad (joerlend.schinstad) said :
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You want .deb packages. Ubuntu is a Debian derivative. Only if Debian packages aren't available should you use other package methods.

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