alien - Install Debian and Slackware Packages with RPM

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 5.1
Repository Mageia Core x86_64
Package filename alien-8.90-4.mga5.noarch.rpm
Package name alien
Package version 8.90
Package release 4.mga5
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category System/Packaging
License GPLv2+
Maintainer -
Download size 48.00 KB
Installed size 106.31 KB
Alien is a program that converts between the rpm (Mageia, Mandriva,
Redhat), dpkg (Debian), slp (Stampede), and tgz (Slackware) file formats.
If you want to use a package from another distribution than the one
you have installed on your system, you can use alien to convert
it to your preferred package format and install it.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alien-8.90-4.mga5.noarch.rpm 8.90 noarch Mageia Core
alien - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.13.26
perl(Alien::Package) -
perl(Alien::Package::Deb) -
perl(Alien::Package::Lsb) -
perl(Alien::Package::Pkg) -
perl(Alien::Package::Rpm) -
perl(Alien::Package::Slp) -
perl(Alien::Package::Tgz) -
perl(Cwd) -
perl(Getopt::Long) -
perl(base) -
perl(constant) -
perl(strict) -
perl(vars) -
perl-base >= 2:5.20.1
rpm-build -


Name Value
alien == 8.90-4.mga5
perl(Alien::Package) -
perl(Alien::Package::Deb) -
perl(Alien::Package::Lsb) -
perl(Alien::Package::Pkg) -
perl(Alien::Package::Rpm) -
perl(Alien::Package::Slp) -
perl(Alien::Package::Tgz) -


Type URL
Binary Package alien-8.90-4.mga5.noarch.rpm
Source Package alien-8.90-4.mga5.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Core repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install alien rpm package:
    # urpmi alien




2015-05-15 - doktor5000 <doktor5000> 8.90-4.mga5
+ Revision: 822098
- add Recommends on debhelper to be able to convert rpm to .deb
o fixes (mga#6887) and (mga#15941)
2014-10-15 - umeabot <umeabot> 8.90-3.mga5
+ Revision: 746103
- Second Mageia 5 Mass Rebuild
2014-09-16 - umeabot <umeabot> 8.90-2.mga5
+ Revision: 677734
- Mageia 5 Mass Rebuild
2014-04-25 - shlomif <shlomif> 8.90-1.mga5
+ Revision: 617811
- New version 8.90
2013-10-19 - umeabot <umeabot> 8.88-2.mga4
+ Revision: 527779
- Mageia 4 Mass Rebuild
2013-06-13 - tv <tv> 8.88-1.mga4
+ Revision: 442410
- new release
+ shlomif <shlomif>
- Remove trailing space and reformat
2013-01-21 - malo <malo> 8.87-3.mga3
+ Revision: 390321
- updated RPM group
2013-01-11 - umeabot <umeabot> 8.87-2.mga3
+ Revision: 345506
- Mass Rebuild -
2012-05-29 - shlomif <shlomif> 8.87-1.mga3
+ Revision: 248824
- New version: 8.87

See Also

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allegro-4.4.2-6.mga5.x86_64.rpm Game programming library
allegro-jack-plugin-4.4.2-6.mga5.x86_64.rpm Allegro JACK (Jack Audio Connection Kit) plugin
alltray-0.71b-7.mga5.x86_64.rpm Docks any application into the system tray
alpine-2.03-2.mga5.x86_64.rpm Alpine mail user agent
alsa-firmware-1.0.28-2.mga5.noarch.rpm Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) tools
alsa-plugins-doc-1.0.28-6.mga5.noarch.rpm Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) plugins
alsa-plugins-pulse-config-1.0.28-6.mga5.noarch.rpm Alsa to PulseAudio backend configuration
alsa-tools-1.0.28-1.mga5.x86_64.rpm Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) tools
alsa-tools-firmware-1.0.28-1.mga5.x86_64.rpm ALSA tools for uploading firmware to some sound cards
alsa-utils-1.0.28-1.mga5.x86_64.rpm Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) utilities
alsaconf-1.0.28-1.mga5.x86_64.rpm ALSA configuration tool
alsamixergui-0.9.0-2.rc1_5.7.mga5.x86_64.rpm Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) graphical mixer