alien - Install Debian and Slackware Packages with RPM

Property Value
Distribution Mageia Cauldron
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package filename alien-8.95-5.mga7.noarch.rpm
Package name alien
Package version 8.95
Package release 5.mga7
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category System/Packaging
License GPLv2+
Maintainer -
Download size 46.98 KB
Installed size 103.10 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-8.95-5.mga7.noarch.rpm 8.95 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(List::Util) -
perl(base) -
perl(constant) -
perl(strict) -
perl(vars) -
perl-base >= 2:5.28.0
rpm-build -


Name Value
alien == 8.95-5.mga7
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-8.95-5.mga7.noarch.rpm
Source Package alien-8.95-5.mga7.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




2018-09-18 - umeabot <umeabot> 8.95-5.mga7
(not released yet)
+ Revision: 1259543
- Mageia 7 Mass Rebuild
2016-10-26 - ghibo <ghibo> 8.95-4.mga6
+ Revision: 1063604
- Extend list of directories to not be owned (e.g. /opt), to avoid conflits with those already owned by the filesystem package
2016-06-18 - pterjan <pterjan> 8.95-3.mga6
+ Revision: 1022095
- Rebuild for perl 5.22.2
2016-02-19 - umeabot <umeabot> 8.95-2.mga6
+ Revision: 969905
- Mageia 6 Mass Rebuild
2015-09-22 - shlomif <shlomif> 8.95-1.mga6
+ Revision: 882243
- New version 8.95

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allegro4-jack-plugin- Allegro JACK (Jack Audio Connection Kit) plugin
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alsa-tools-firmware-1.1.7-1.mga7.i586.rpm ALSA tools for uploading firmware to some sound cards
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alsaconf-1.1.9-1.mga7.i586.rpm ALSA configuration tool