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Hiyall!! I'm running knoppix 3.8.2 and is using it now to connect to the internet. I've downloaded an RPM but when I tried to install it, menu pops up saying ...
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    HOW TO INSTALL RPM IN KNOPPIX


    Hiyall!!

    I'm running knoppix 3.8.2 and is using it now to connect to the internet.

    I've downloaded an RPM but when I tried to install it, menu pops up saying I need to install using Alien.

    Could you please help me in the right direction? Thanks


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    I don't mean to give you a RTFM, but if you try "man alien" that should give you some helpful information, such as syntax, and how alien converts rpm's to deb's.
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    Knoppix is Debian-based, and Debian uses .deb-files instead of .rpm
    Type:
    Code:
    alien -k [package]
    as root to convert the package to the .deb format
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